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Public Policy and Brain Tumor Advocacy Updates From September 2018

Below are highlights of news and developments in brain tumor advocacy and public policy compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager Kacey Troy Ribnik and Director of Advocacy Lainey Titus Samant: New Increases for Medical Research Funding Congress recently passed a Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) spending bill that includes increased funding for medical research. This action continues a […]

From the CEO’s Desk: An Agenda for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2018

Just over a week ago, the nation was deeply saddened by the news that United States Senator, statesman, war hero, and former presidential nominee, John McCain, had passed away following 13 months of treatment for glioblastoma. There was an outpouring of grief as well as reflection and remembrance of his remarkable life. Though his policies […]

Guest Blog: A Quest for Cures, Twenty Years in the Making

Rachel Schultz recently joined the National Brain Tumor Society as our new Director of Development for the New England Region. The following is her story of why she joined the fight. August 9, 2016 is the last time I saw my wonderful, kind, caring, lovable, singing-in-falsetto, Boston-sports-loving father alive. On August 11, he passed away at the age […]

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