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Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Retreat: An In-Person Meeting of the Minds

The Defeat GBM Research Collaborative is the National Brain Tumor Society’s largest and boldest research initiative, which aims to double the percentage of glioblastoma (GBM) patients – the most common and deadliest form of brain cancer- that survive five years or longer. The collaborative is made up of four interrelated research cores that encompass 1) […]

May is Brain Tumor ACTION Month

In three days, Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2016 kicks off in the United States. But this time around, our neighbors to the North are joining with us and moving their annual month of awareness to May as well. It’s been wonderful to see our community cross international lines and unify to be the voice for […]

Committed and Connected: Kelly Burns

  Kelly Burns is passionately committed. As the State Lead Advocate representing the Pine Tree State, Kelly is devoted to advancing the fight against brain tumors. As a community event organizer, she single-handedly stages an annual 5K race near her home in rural Maine, which is already on track to beat it’s 2016 goal of […]

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