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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. […]

One Last Look: Outcomes & Advancements in 2015

Before we completely put 2015 in the rearview, we’d be remiss if we didn’t give a quick review of the progress and impact that we made, together, last year. (Note: NBTS will have a more comprehensive Annual Report later in the year). We’ve already taken a look back at some of our staff’s favorite memories […]

Congress Delivers Brain Tumor Community Holiday Gift

More funding for NIH to raise all ships, and specific funding for pediatric brain tumors, is welcome! More money will be available for brain tumor research in 2016, thanks to a year-end budget deal in the United States Congress that was reached today. The “omnibus” spending bill that sets government spending levels and priorities for […]

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