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From the CEO’s Desk: In the Fight Against Brain Tumors, Teamwork is Everything

As NBTS gets ready for Brain Tumor Awareness Month (BTAM) in May, I’m excited about the theme we’ve chosen for this year’s iteration of BTAM: BTAM = BTeAM. Beyond the clever play on the traditional acronym (and social media hashtag), this theme speaks to the crucial notion that the path to better treatments and cures […]

A Brain Tumor Journey in Three Parts – Part I

Introduction: What follows is the first entry from a brain tumor journey told in three parts, and her own words, by survivor, Sarah Vannatta. Sarah is Senior Vice President of EconomicsPennsylvania, where she is responsible for curriculum development and writing, teacher workshops, and program delivery. She lives outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   Part 1: New Symptoms, New Normals For […]

Matthew Tifft: A Brain Tumor Survivor Who ‘Can’t Drive 25’

On Saturday, March 4, 2017 Matthew Tifft, a rookie NASCAR driver on the Xfinity Series who survived a brain tumor, got behind the wheel of his number 19 car in Atlanta, Georgia for the Rinnai 250. Matt is an up-and-coming star for the vaunted Joe Gibbs Racing team, and he was driving a very unique […]

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