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From the CEO’s Desk: Busy Season for Public Policy Kicks Into Gear

The first quarter of the year for the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) – and any other organization engaged in proactive advocacy – is a particularly busy time in the area of public policy and government relations. While research initiatives often spillover year-to-year and remain ongoing (like our flagship research initiative, the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative, which is a […]

Congress Delivers Brain Tumor Community Holiday Gift

More funding for NIH to raise all ships, and specific funding for pediatric brain tumors, is welcome! More money will be available for brain tumor research in 2016, thanks to a year-end budget deal in the United States Congress that was reached today. The “omnibus” spending bill that sets government spending levels and priorities for […]

Cancer Research Takes the National Spotlight This Week

Two announcements this week thrust the importance of funding biomedical research into the national spotlight, yet again. This Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden stepped in front of a podium in the White House Rose Garden and made a long anticipated announcement: his decision regarding a presidential bid. However, after the Vice President revealed his plan […]

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