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National Brain Tumor Society’s 2015 Legislative Agenda

To guide our public policy advocacy efforts each year, National Brain Tumor Society creates an annual “Legislative Agenda.” Our yearly Legislative Agenda reflects the larger strategy and goals of the Organization, and our activities in carrying out the agenda directly influences our ability to deliver on our mission of better treatments, and ultimately a cure, […]

Committed to Discovery: A Researcher’s Tale

Dr. Mariano Viapiano was a talented, young researcher. He had a promising idea for a potential new treatment for brain cancer. But what he didn’t have was funding to do the necessary studies to make the idea a reality that would benefit patients. “It all started with NBTS,” says Dr. Viapiano. “I can trace back […]

Video Blog: Advocate on Behalf of the Brain Tumor Community at Head to the Hill 2015

Over the years, the National Brain Tumor Society reports on the actions of our advocates and how important they are to making vital changes in brain tumor policy and research. But have you ever read about our “advocates” and wondered what exactly do? Advocacy sounds great, but what does mean to be an advocate or advocate […]