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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 […]

[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 […]

Sights & Sounds of Head to the Hill 2020

More than 1,300 brain tumor advocates flooded Congress with 4,567 messages asking for increased funding for brain tumor research National Brain Tumor Society’s Head to the Hill is the brain tumor community’s signature annual advocacy event. Normally, we unite with hundreds of volunteer brain tumor advocates — consisting of patients, survivors, caregivers, family, friends, clinicians, […]

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