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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 […]

Go Gold for Grey: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood cancer is often hard to talk about. Whenever people share the stories of their children, or their own experiences with a pediatric brain tumor, I get motivated to do more. And that’s why when it comes to raising awareness for childhood cancer in September, and pediatric brain tumors (benign of malignant) especially, I’m proud […]

Precision Medicine Conference Highlights

Precision medicine, also referred to as personalized or individualized medicine, is defined on Wikipedia as “a medical model that proposes the customization of healthcare—with medical decisions, practices, and/or products being tailored to the individual patient.” This model has been at the forefront of many diseases focused conversations since President Barack Obama’s January 20, 2015 State of […]

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