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Guest Blog: Victor Remains Faithful to His Own Fight

“I’m sorry, but we have found a 3cm pilocytic astrocytoma on Victor’s brain stem. We must immediately transfer him for brain surgery. Do you have a preference between Duke or Chapel Hill?” The words spoken by the hospital’s medical team stung me, paralyzed me, echoed in my very being…brain tumor? Victor? But he’s only 16. […]

Brain Tumor Advocacy and Rallying for Research

Last week, National Brain Tumor Society Advocates were in our nation’s capitol participating in a number of activities both in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and advocating for medical research funding. A special thanks to Lisa Peabody, Gina Memmott, Brian Spillman, Mary Dunn, and BethAnn Telford for their efforts on behalf of the brain tumor […]

this is … a brain tumor documentary unfolding in real time

Jennifer Keenan Giliberto’s photography captures life’s moments in an emotionally resonant way that transports the viewers into the narrative of each photo. Her meticulous eye is able to find and record a scene in a way that loses none of its impact. She’s also a brain tumor survivor. But this isn’t her story (well, in a way it […]

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