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#BTSM Chat: Patients and Caregivers Discuss What They’d Like to See Addressed in New Treatments

The first Sunday of each month brain tumor survivors, patients, family, and caregivers use Twitter to share experiences, ideas, and information. The Brain Tumor Social Media chat (#btsm) was started a little over a year ago by Liz Salmi.  The chats are moderated by Liz and Catherine Blotner and is promoted as a “patient-run Twitter […]

Your Experience. Your Voice. Your Treatment.

Earlier this year, we shared a number of blogs about our Clinical Trial Endpoints Initiative. National Brain Tumor Society is working with the FDA, the National Cancer Institute, medical academic researchers, clinicians, and the Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition (a group of other brain tumor-focused nonprofits and organizations), with the goal of developing action […]

Celebrating our MVP, Laura Williamson

Laura Williamson,a twenty-two-year-old brain tumor survivor, is an incredible young woman with a strong passion to give back to the brain tumor community. Laura began volunteering in the National Brain Tumor Society main office just a few short months ago, but quickly won over the hearts of our staff, constituents, and many others. Recently, Laura […]

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