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Brain Tumor Advocacy and Rallying for Research

Last week, National Brain Tumor Society Advocates were in our nation’s capitol participating in a number of activities both in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and advocating for medical research funding. A special thanks to Lisa Peabody, Gina Memmott, Brian Spillman, Mary Dunn, and BethAnn Telford for their efforts on behalf of the brain tumor […]

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, […]

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