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Sights & Sounds: Glioblastoma Awareness Day (#GBMDay) 2020

Perhaps Dr. Ned Sharpless, Director of the National Cancer Institute, summed up Glioblastoma (GBM) Awareness Day 2020 best when he said during NBTS’s Defeating GBM: A Virtual Town Hall event, “Events like this are really important to re-energize the community so we can join together and make progress in a disease that where progress has been […]

The Rights of Brain Tumor Patients That Every Country Should Strive to Deliver

On July 3, 2020, the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), along with more than 70 of our colleague organizations from across the international brain tumor community, welcomed the release of a new Brain Tumour Patients’ Charter of Rights. The document represents the perspective of brain tumor patients and caregivers and provides a set of standards […]

[RECAP] Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2020

Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2020 was bound to be a little different. The unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 public health crisis upended daily life for all Americans, including the brain tumor community, where the impact cut many ways.  However, what we saw these past 31 days has been remarkable (if not completely unexpected). Despite many […]

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