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National Brain Tumor Society Congratulates President-elect Joe Biden

National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) offers our congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. President-elect Biden, more so than any other president in U.S. history, personally understands the devastating nature of brain tumors following the loss of his son, Beau, to glioblastoma. He and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, care deeply about […]

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 […]

Reflections on the Two-Year Anniversary of The Childhood Cancer STAR Act

Two years ago, I stood in the Oval Office and watched as the Childhood Cancer STAR Act was signed into law. Observing this historic moment, I thought of the thousands of advocates, organizations, and children who worked tirelessly to support this legislation. From the first roundtable with the Alliance for Childhood Cancer, Coalition Against Childhood […]

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