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The (Critical) Case for Pediatric Brain Tumor & Cancer Advocacy

National Brain Tumor Society is one of many disease-based organizations to join the chorus of supporters of stronger funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The agency – through the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and other institutes – is the largest funder of brain tumor research in the country. Dwindling investment in this agency […]

Your Experience. Your Voice. Your Treatment.

Earlier this year, we shared a number of blogs about our Clinical Trial Endpoints Initiative. National Brain Tumor Society is working with the FDA, the National Cancer Institute, medical academic researchers, clinicians, and the Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition (a group of other brain tumor-focused nonprofits and organizations), with the goal of developing action […]

Project Impact Gets to Work: Removing Barriers to Pediatric Cancer Treatments

The choice of when to push change in a broken system, “depends largely on timing, opportunity, and the leverage of the people initiating the change,[1]” according to popular theories in system change. Moreover, to achieve systems change leaders must, “bring people addressing parts of the problem around the same table,” and by “…inviting new people […]

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