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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: […]

It’s yOUR Fight tribute video: Call for submissions

Hello, For those I’ve not yet had the pleasure of meeting at an event or online, I’m Steven LaFond, the Digital Communications and Marketing Manager for National Brain Tumor Society. NBTS’ mission of making systemic changes in the way new research and treatments for brain tumors are developed was what drew me to this job. […]

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