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Public Policy and Brain Tumor Advocacy Updates From September 2018

Below are highlights of news and developments in brain tumor advocacy and public policy compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager Kacey Troy Ribnik and Director of Advocacy Lainey Titus Samant: New Increases for Medical Research Funding Congress recently passed a Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) spending bill that includes increased funding for medical research. This action continues a […]

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 […]

Public Policy and Brain Tumor Advocacy Updates From July 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: Funding Medical Research: Appropriations for the NIH and the STAR Act NIH Appropriations The Senate Appropriations Committee voted on June 28 to increase funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

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