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#BTSM Chat: Patients and Caregivers Discuss What They’d Like to See Addressed in New Treatments

The first Sunday of each month brain tumor survivors, patients, family, and caregivers use Twitter to share experiences, ideas, and information. The Brain Tumor Social Media chat (#btsm) was started a little over a year ago by Liz Salmi.  The chats are moderated by Liz and Catherine Blotner and is promoted as a “patient-run Twitter [...]

Recently in Brain Tumor Research: Reporting back from the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

With more than 30,000 attendees from across the oncology field, the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) Annual Meeting is one of the largest and most important yearly gatherings in the field of cancer research.  This year’s 50th ASCO annual meeting (May 30 – June 3) was one of the biggest to-date, with the society [...]

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 [...]

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