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From Head to the Hill to #BTVoice: BTAM Recap

Brain Tumor Awareness Month (BTAM) is an opportunity to educate the public about brain tumors on behalf of the 700,000 diagnosed and their families. This year, National Brain Tumor Society leveraged the focus on BTAM to share research, policy and resources with the community, as well as invite our community to share its own experiences […]

Confronting Acquired Resistance in Brain Tumors

“Despite their ability to induce dramatic tumor responses with fewer side effects, the effectiveness of targeted therapies is currently limited because the majority of patients using these agents develop resistance over time, resulting in a relapse or worsening of the cancer” – A post on the website of Massachusetts General Hospital in Fall, 2011 The […]

Project Impact Gets to Work: Removing Barriers to Pediatric Cancer Treatments

The choice of when to push change in a broken system, “depends largely on timing, opportunity, and the leverage of the people initiating the change,[1]” according to popular theories in system change. Moreover, to achieve systems change leaders must, “bring people addressing parts of the problem around the same table,” and by “…inviting new people […]

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