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Guest Blog: Navigating the Brain Tumor Journey as Part of a Community

Nancy Cincotta is the Psychosocial Director, Camp Sunshine* at Sebago Lake. Regardless of where you are in life, a diagnosis of a brain tumor is daunting. You and your family may feel disconnected from the world you had previously been part of, and a new journey rapidly begins. Within the context of this new narrative, your […]

It IS Brain Surgery: Part II – A Patient Perspective

In Part I of this expert series on neurosurgery (brain surgery) we discussed the purpose of this series, and heard from a neurosurgeon about the basics of brain tumor surgery. Today, we hear from a patient that has experience how difficult this experience can be, but how the challenges can be overcome. It was during […]

Closing In on a Prime Suspect: Scientific Evidence Mounts in the Search for Better Treatments for Kids with Brain Tumors

A version of the following originally appeared on the St. Baldrick’s Foundation blog. Last September, during the annual commemoration of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in the United States, National Brain Tumor Society teamed-up with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to introduce a new initiative to boldly reimagine the way the deadliest of pediatric cancers are researched. […]

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