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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 […]

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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