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Making Sense of Project Impact: Preclinical testing

As part of our effort to raise awareness during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we created an infographic about our newest initiative that aims to get new and better treatments to children with brain tumors – Project Impact. Today, we want to spend some time talking about a major piece of that initiative, the so-called “preclinical […]

The (Critical) Case for Pediatric Brain Tumor & Cancer Advocacy

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 […]

Project Impact Gets to Work: Removing Barriers to Pediatric Cancer Treatments

The choice of when to push change in a broken system, “depends largely on timing, opportunity, and the leverage of the people initiating the change,[1]” according to popular theories in system change. Moreover, to achieve systems change leaders must, “bring people addressing parts of the problem around the same table,” and by “…inviting new people […]

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