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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: A Journey to the Brink and Back

National Brain Tumor Society Advocate and GBM patient, Adam Hayden, talks hope, clinical trials, and survivorship with neuroscientist and author Barbara Lipska. The following has been edited for length, format, and clarity. A full-length version of his reflections on his conversation with Dr. Lipska can be found, here. Introduction Barbara Lipska, PhD, director of the […]

March 2018 Public Policy and Advocacy Updates

For a number of years now, our Public Policy & Advocacy staff have put out monthly emails to those who’ve signed-up to be NBTS volunteer advocates, providing updates on the latest goings-on in the world of brain tumor public policy and issues related to legislation that impacts this community. As our advocacy program continues to […]

A Pioneer’s Story: Years of Discoveries and Commitment to Brain Tumor Patients

When the National Brain Tumor Society’s legacy organizations – The Brain Tumor Society (BTS) and the National Brain Tumor Foundation (NBTF) – were founded in the 1980’s, brain tumor research was still, in essence, in its infancy. Very little was understood about the underlying biology of these tumors or, subsequently, how to treat them. Thus, […]

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