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60 Minutes Joins the Fight Against Brain Tumors (Updated)

This past Sunday (3/29) the esteemed weekly news program “60 Minutes” on CBS aired an in-depth story (two segments – which is rare for “60 Minutes”) on a potential new treatment for glioblastoma multiforme. The segment followed brain cancer patients in a Duke University clinical trial of a therapy that uses a re-engineered polio virus to kill […]

Spreading Kisses for Ken

When Tama Cobb’s nephew Kenny was just a little boy, he was drawn to the number 18. Like many young children, Kenny was incredulous to the larger world around him. “The biggest number to him was 18,” says Tama. “He used to say “I love you 18.’” It was cute and endearing and a little […]

Video Blog: Advocate on Behalf of the Brain Tumor Community at Head to the Hill 2015

Over the years, the National Brain Tumor Society reports on the actions of our advocates and how important they are to making vital changes in brain tumor policy and research. But have you ever read about our “advocates” and wondered what exactly do? Advocacy sounds great, but what does mean to be an advocate or advocate […]

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