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Progress for Pediatrics

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. I never imagined that my daughter, one of my children, could get a brain tumor… -Natalie Walsh Natalie Walsh is a mother of three and shared with us the story of her daughter, Daisy. Please watch the video:   For kids like Daisy, and the thousands of other children diagnosed […]

#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 […]

Reasons to Run: Brooke Howitt, MD, competes in the Boston Marathon to fight brain tumors

On Patriots Day, April 21, 2014, runners from across the globe will compete in the annual Boston Marathon, one of the most renowned running competitions in the world. This year, the National Brain Tumor Society was fortunate enough to receive a number from the town of Newton, and we are excited to provide our number […]

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