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Public Policy and Advocacy Updates From May 2018

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor advocacy and public policy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik, and Director of Advocacy, Lainey Titus Samant: Brain Tumor Awareness Month (BTAM) 2018 was a very busy, productive, and successful month for the NBTS public policy advocacy program, all our wonderful volunteer advocates […]

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 […]

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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