Tag Archives: pediatric brain tumor
Guest blogger Lisa Peabody is a volunteer advocate with the National Brain Tumor Society. Recently, she joined National Brain Tumor Society staff participating in the annual Alliance for Childhood Cancer Action Day.
National Brain Tumor Society is one of many disease-based organizations to join the chorus of supporters of stronger funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The agency – through the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and other institutes – is the largest funder of brain tumor research in the country. Dwindling investment in this agency [...]
Recently in Brain Tumor Research: Reporting back from the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting
With more than 30,000 attendees from across the oncology field, the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) Annual Meeting is one of the largest and most important yearly gatherings in the field of cancer research. This year’s 50th ASCO annual meeting (May 30 – June 3) was one of the biggest to-date, with the society [...]