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Campaign Launches to Defeat the Deadliest Childhood Cancer

A new capital campaign is set to resource a bold approach and major global R&D initiative to cure pediatric brain tumors WASHINGTON, D.C. & BOSTON, MA – National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today announced the launch of new capital campaign that will […]

From the CEO’s Desk: Join Us In Recognizing Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Every September, we join with friends across the cancer community in recognizing and honoring our most vulnerable cancer patients: kids. Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) is a yearly reminder of the sacrifices and struggles that children and their families face after a cancer diagnosis, as well as the triumphs, achievements, and spirit of these brave […]

Guest Blog: Victor Remains Faithful to His Own Fight

“I’m sorry, but we have found a 3cm pilocytic astrocytoma on Victor’s brain stem. We must immediately transfer him for brain surgery. Do you have a preference between Duke or Chapel Hill?” The words spoken by the hospital’s medical team stung me, paralyzed me, echoed in my very being…brain tumor? Victor? But he’s only 16. […]

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