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A Pioneer’s Story: Years of Discoveries and Commitment to Brain Tumor Patients

When the National Brain Tumor Society’s legacy organizations – The Brain Tumor Society (BTS) and the National Brain Tumor Foundation (NBTF) – were founded in the 1980’s, brain tumor research was still, in essence, in its infancy. Very little was understood about the underlying biology of these tumors or, subsequently, how to treat them. Thus, […]

NBTS Scientific Summit 2017: Making a “New Map” for Brain Tumor Research & Treatment Development

Twelve questions to answer that will drive the brain tumor research field forward “I think that this year is even more accelerated in progress than last year. Lots of new things, lots of new possibilities…we really are all pushing together and trying to get to the top of the mountain.” With those words, Dr. Web […]

From the CEO’s Desk: Let’s Lean In During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

About this time last year, the National Brain Tumor Society was down in Washington, D.C. at the famous National Press Club with a number of partners and collaborators to officially announce the launch of “Project Impact: A Campaign to Defeat Pediatric Brain Tumors,” our new fundraising effort to help resource the Defeat Pediatric Brain Tumors […]

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