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Top Five Blogs: July – September 2019

Below is a recap of the most popular brain tumor news and blog items from Q3 2019 (July – Sept.) on the NBTS site, as measured by YOUR readership and views. We hope you’ll enjoy catching up on anything you may have missed! 1. A Missing Link to Glioblastoma Growth? Research funded through NBTS’s Defeat […]

Guest Blog: “I would have given anything to trade places with him”

On a family vacation in 2011, Mac tried to catch a seagull. Using his boogie board to shield his movements, he inched his way across the sand, closing on his target. With the determination and strong-will that defined him, Mac patiently stalked his target for 20 minutes, taking great care with each step as to […]

Fundraising Gets Personal for Two-Time Meningioma Survivor

The First One: 2012 “It happened really, really quickly,” says Sharon Mottola of when she was first diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumor in 2012. Sharon, a registered nurse working at a North Carolina healthcare facility, had been experiencing chronic déjà vu for some time and decided to use her proximity to her primary care […]

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