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What the Brain Tumor Community Was Reading in 2016

This past year, provided encouraging news on many fronts in the fight to find better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for brain tumors. We covered many of these developments on this blog, from new research projects launching, scientific discoveries and research news, public policy and advocacy advancements in Congress and from the White House, emerging partnerships, and inspirational […]

From the CEO’s Desk: The Cancer Moonshot is Ready for Liftoff

On Monday, October 17, 2016, the White House released the final report of theCancer Moonshot Task Force during a special event in Washington, D.C. The report consists of detailed findings and recommendations aimed at accelerating our understanding of cancer and its prevention, early detection, and treatment. As part of this report, the Vice President also unveiled a […]

Guest Blog: Is Help on the Way for Pediatric Cancers?

As each distinguished guest spoke at the Capitol Hill briefing event on September 8, 2016, presented by the Alliance for Childhood Cancer and The American Cancer Society, I couldn’t help but picture a racing ambulance, with red lights flashing, bullhorn blaring, and somebody yelling, “Help is on the Way!” The briefing outlined how we are […]

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