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Public Policy and Brain Tumor Advocacy Updates From August 2018

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor advocacy and public policy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik: National Brain Tumor Society Honors Senator John McCain We were profoundly saddened to learn of the passing of Senator John McCain following a year of treatment for glioblastoma. His loss further […]

From the CEO’s Desk: An Agenda for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2018

Just over a week ago, the nation was deeply saddened by the news that United States Senator, statesman, war hero, and former presidential nominee, John McCain, had passed away following 13 months of treatment for glioblastoma. There was an outpouring of grief as well as reflection and remembrance of his remarkable life. Though his policies […]

Brain Tumor Facts & Figures, June 2018: Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer

Our monthly series called “Brain Tumor Facts & Figures” will provide information and data that can help you in your advocacy, fundraising, and awareness-raising efforts by presenting statistics that can help convey the difficult realities our community is up against. These can be used to make a case for support to your members of Congress, […]

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