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Glossary Blog, May 2018: Biospecimens and Biorepositories

Biorepository: A facility that collects, catalogs, stores, manages, and distributes samples of biological material, such as urine, blood, tumor tissue, cells, DNA, RNA, and protein, from humans, animals, or plants for laboratory research. Biospecimen: Samples of material, such as urine, blood, tissue, cells, DNA, RNA, and protein from humans, animals, or plants. Biospecimens are stored […]

First-of-its-kind Briefing for Congress on Glioblastoma

On the heels of our annual advocacy day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Head to the Hill, where we bring volunteers from across the country to speak with members of Congress about the policies and bills that the brain tumor community would like to see policymakers support, National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) held a […]

Head to the Hill 2018: Brain Tumor Advocates Raising Their Voice

The weather report in D.C. threatened rain during this year’s Head to the Hill 2018. And yet, the weather held for over 200 advocates coming from 38 states and Washington, D.C. Many of our advocates joined 457 teams and 350 brain tumor survivors on the May 6, Race for Hope DC. The 21st year of this […]

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