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From the CEO’s Desk: June, 2016

Dear NBTS Community: I just returned from Washington, D.C. after participating in Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit. I was joined by three outstanding and dedicated volunteers, advocates and patients: Jaclyn Sabol Patton, our New York Walk Co-Chair; Andrew Whitney a long-time advocate from Pennsylvania and Connecticut; and Michael Yutkin, Planning and Host Committee Member […]

At Cancer Moonshot Summit, NBTS Shows How We #CanServe

Back on May 25th, Vice President Joe Biden called for a national Cancer Moonshot Summit to take place on June 29th, which he would lead in Washington, DC. He also asked that groups involved with cancer research host “regional” satellite summits in their communities to amplify the power of the DC gathering. This would be the first […]

Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Retreat: An In-Person Meeting of the Minds

The Defeat GBM Research Collaborative is the National Brain Tumor Society’s largest and boldest research initiative, which aims to double the percentage of glioblastoma (GBM) patients – the most common and deadliest form of brain cancer- that survive five years or longer. The collaborative is made up of four interrelated research cores that encompass 1) […]