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Killing Cancer: VICE Special Available for Free Viewing This Week

Early spring was a very exciting time for brain tumor and cancer research, as two major TV events lit up television sets across the U.S., bringing much needed attention to the cause and offering a glimpse at the hope that is on the horizon. First, a March 27th episode of “60 Minutes” devoted two segments […]

Precision Medicine Conference Highlights

Precision medicine, also referred to as personalized or individualized medicine, is defined on Wikipedia as “a medical model that proposes the customization of healthcare—with medical decisions, practices, and/or products being tailored to the individual patient.” This model has been at the forefront of many diseases focused conversations since President Barack Obama’s January 20, 2015 State of […]

Leadership Updates At NBTS

This past Monday, Sally Davis resigned as Chief Executive Officer of the National Brain Tumor Society. Though Sally’s tenure seems brief, she made a number of significant contributions to the National Brain Tumor Society. She managed the restructuring and realignment of the organization’s staff and departments, which will be critical to the future success and growth of NBTS. The organization is now even better positioned to continue our mission: […]

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