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Guest Blog: A Quest for Cures, Twenty Years in the Making

Rachel Schultz recently joined the National Brain Tumor Society as our new Director of Development for the New England Region. The following is her story of why she joined the fight. August 9, 2016 is the last time I saw my wonderful, kind, caring, lovable, singing-in-falsetto, Boston-sports-loving father alive. On August 11, he passed away at the age […]

Public Policy and Advocacy Updates From June 2018

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor advocacy and public policy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik: Appropriations for Medical Research Funding The Senate Appropriations Committee voted on June 28 to increase funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) by $2 billion […]

Public Policy and Advocacy Updates From May 2018

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor advocacy and public policy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik, and Director of Advocacy, Lainey Titus Samant: Brain Tumor Awareness Month (BTAM) 2018 was a very busy, productive, and successful month for the NBTS public policy advocacy program, all our wonderful volunteer advocates […]

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