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A Brain Tumor Journey in Three Parts – Part I

Introduction: What follows is the first entry from a brain tumor journey told in three parts, and her own words, by survivor, Sarah Vannatta. Sarah is Senior Vice President of EconomicsPennsylvania, where she is responsible for curriculum development and writing, teacher workshops, and program delivery. She lives outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   Part 1: New Symptoms, New Normals For […]

Guest Blog: What I learned as a caregiver to a brain tumor patient

The role of a caregiver is extremely difficult to play  but it’s also crucial. Unfortunately, it is often overlooked. Living with and caring for a brain tumor patient can be an incredibly emotional experience for both the caregiver as well as the patient. From handling a rollercoaster of emotions and frequent confusion, during diagnosis, to preparing for […]

Standing together makes the difference – Head to the Hill

2017 has been a time of unprecedented change in DC. While the debate about healthcare has remained top of mind, there have been questions we have fielded regarding proposed cuts to research funding and the future of such crucial legislation as the Childhood Cancer STAR Act. While we continue to work tirelessly to fund brain […]

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