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From the CEO’s Desk: Join Us In Recognizing Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Every September, we join with friends across the cancer community in recognizing and honoring our most vulnerable cancer patients: kids. Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) is a yearly reminder of the sacrifices and struggles that children and their families face after a cancer diagnosis, as well as the triumphs, achievements, and spirit of these brave […]

Congress Delivers Brain Tumor Community Holiday Gift

More funding for NIH to raise all ships, and specific funding for pediatric brain tumors, is welcome! More money will be available for brain tumor research in 2016, thanks to a year-end budget deal in the United States Congress that was reached today. The “omnibus” spending bill that sets government spending levels and priorities for […]

Innovation, Partnerships & Progress: 2015 Scientific Summit Highlights

Scientific research is the backbone of the National Brain Tumor Society’s (NBTS) mission and programs. When our legacy organizations were formed in the 1980’s the general knowledge in the medical and scientific communities regarding brain tumors and how to treat this disease was very minimal. As such, our founders realized the only way to a […]

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