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Leadership Update from the Chairman of the Board

Over the last seven years, the National Brain Tumor Society has been guided by the thoughtful leadership of a broad-based team including our Chief Executive Officer, Paul TonThat. Paul’s vision, dedication, drive, and commitment have been critical in enabling the National Brain Tumor Society to become what it is today: the largest, most impactful nonprofit […]

Can Army Cadets from West Point Help Pediatric Brain Tumor Treatments Get to Market?

During a mid-March scientific and policy meeting, a group of cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point – none biology or pre-med majors – stood before a group of leading international pediatric cancer researchers, representatives from major biopharmaceutical companies, and officials from government agencies like the National Cancer Institute, U.S. Food and […]

Project Impact Gets to Work: Removing Barriers to Pediatric Cancer Treatments

The choice of when to push change in a broken system, “depends largely on timing, opportunity, and the leverage of the people initiating the change,[1]” according to popular theories in system change. Moreover, to achieve systems change leaders must, “bring people addressing parts of the problem around the same table,” and by “…inviting new people […]

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