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Can this cartoon gorilla and dog fight brain tumors?

How two app developers created a game to raise funds for brain tumor research. Get the game! Lynn Barba lived out loud. She was outspoken, well dressed, a lover of animated movies, wind-up toys, and she was unafraid to let people know what she thought. “You knew where you stood with her at all times,” […]

Head to the Hill 2015: Affecting change on behalf of the brain tumor community

It was 88 degrees and sunny on Capitol Hill during National Brain Tumor Society’s annual Head to the Hill advocacy event. Over 247 advocates came from 38 states to be the voice of the hundreds of thousands of brain tumor patients and survivors in the United States.  Our goals were to get our members of Congress to support these […]

How “Big Data” Can Improve Brain Tumor Treatment & Research

Back in January of this year, a young man came into the National Brain Tumor Society offices to talk with all of our staff. He was vibrant, well-spoken and captivated our attention, discussing the critical issue of data sharing in the world of research and medicine. Besides a fading scar from brain surgery, there was nothing discernible to […]

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