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From the CEO’s Desk: An Agenda for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2018

Just over a week ago, the nation was deeply saddened by the news that United States Senator, statesman, war hero, and former presidential nominee, John McCain, had passed away following 13 months of treatment for glioblastoma. There was an outpouring of grief as well as reflection and remembrance of his remarkable life. Though his policies […]

CCAM Guest Blog: Luke’s Story

 ‘Your son has an egg sized tumor on his brain’. These are the words I heard on August 1, 2016, and these are the words no parent ever thinks they will hear. Seven days prior, my then 15-month old son, Luke, had woken in the morning and vomited. My husband and I thought he […]

Public Policy and Brain Tumor Advocacy Updates From July 2018

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor advocacy and public policy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik: Funding Medical Research: Appropriations for the NIH and the STAR Act NIH Appropriations The Senate Appropriations Committee voted on June 28 to increase funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

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