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Because of You: Closing Out a Fruitful 2013

The brain tumor community is dedicated to fighting one of the toughest battles imaginable. Thus we are all – from patients, to caregivers, to doctors, to scientists, to advocates – constantly looking forward to the next hurdle we have to jump on our mission toward a cure. Here at the National Brain Tumor Society, specifically, […]

One Person Who Inspires Us This Month: Dr. Lauren Farber – A Tribute

Dr. Lauren Farber was one of those special types of people; the type who could exude both toughness and strength, just as easily as warmth and compassion.

California Becomes 27th State to Pass Oral Chemo Parity Law

California brain tumor patients scored a win in early October when Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that will make oral chemotherapy more affordable and accessible. California Assembly Bill AB 219, authored by Assembly Member Henry Perea (D-Fresno), would limit the out of pocket expense for orally administered anti-cancer medications to $200 per 30-day supply […]

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