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STAR Act Shines A Light of Hope on Pediatric Cancers

For many pediatric brain tumor and cancer advocates, like all of us at NBTS and our many volunteers, a main point of frustration is that little progress has been made in the past 30 years in treating children with this disease. Despite the tremendous fundraising efforts that have taken place, and the best efforts of […]

May 2015: Brain Tumor Awareness Month brought unprecedented action

    “It feels like the biggest [Brain Tumor] Awareness Month Ever!” The above quote was emailed to the National Brain Tumor Society staff in the waning days of Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2015…and we couldn’t agree more! What a month May was for creating significant momentum for our cause. Between advocacy activities, fundraising events, […]

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 […]