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From the CEO’s Desk: Busy Season for Public Policy Kicks Into Gear

The first quarter of the year for the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) – and any other organization engaged in proactive advocacy – is a particularly busy time in the area of public policy and government relations. While research initiatives often spillover year-to-year and remain ongoing (like our flagship research initiative, the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative, which is a […]

A Roadmap for a Successful 2016: Focus. Community. Leadership.

Just like the President of the United States, governors and mayors across country who take every January to deliver State of the Union/State/City addresses, I didn’t want to let this month slip by without letting all of you – our valued community – know how NBTS plans to make the most of the trust, time, […]

The Neuro-Oncology Field Weighs-in: Predictions & Hopes for Brain Tumor Research Advances in 2016

In 2015 we saw a major swing toward positive momentum in the fight against brain tumors, and we’re carrying it into 2016. Last year we experienced the first new treatment for newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients approved to enter the market in nearly a decade, as well as the biggest single-year increase in funding for the […]

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