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National Brain Tumor Society Statement on New Biden-Harris Cancer Moonshot Goals

National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), a leader in brain tumor patient advocacy, research, information, and support, was honored to represent the millions of Americans impacted by brain tumors every year at a White House event to reignite the Cancer Moonshot.  The following is a statement from NBTS chief executive officer, David Arons, on today’s announcement. […]

Advocacy in Action: Updates on the Childhood Cancer STAR Act and Childhood Cancer Data Initiative

The Childhood Cancer STAR Act and Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) are major federal government-led initiatives that exist in part because of years of advocacy work by members of the brain tumor and childhood cancer communities. As we reflect back on Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) this past September, we want to share updates on […]

Innovating Brain Tumor Clinical Trials: Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Experience

The global COVID-19 pandemic disrupted nearly every facet of life in 2020, and brain cancer research, particularly clinical trials, was not spared from its impacts. As is often the case, though, with disruption comes the opportunity to innovate. Convening key stakeholders across the brain tumor community, the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) has taken stock […]

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