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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 […]

Go Gold for Grey: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood cancer is often hard to talk about. Whenever people share the stories of their children, or their own experiences with a pediatric brain tumor, I get motivated to do more. And that’s why when it comes to raising awareness for childhood cancer in September, and pediatric brain tumors (benign of malignant) especially, I’m proud […]

It’s yOUR Fight tribute video: Call for submissions

Hello, For those I’ve not yet had the pleasure of meeting at an event or online, I’m Steven LaFond, the Digital Communications and Marketing Manager for National Brain Tumor Society. NBTS’ mission of making systemic changes in the way new research and treatments for brain tumors are developed was what drew me to this job. […]