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Advocacy in Action: Updates on the Childhood Cancer STAR Act and Childhood Cancer Data Initiative

The Childhood Cancer STAR Act and Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) are major federal government-led initiatives that exist in part because of years of advocacy work by members of the brain tumor and childhood cancer communities. As we reflect back on Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) this past September, we want to share updates on […]

Innovating Brain Tumor Clinical Trials: Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Experience

The global COVID-19 pandemic disrupted nearly every facet of life in 2020, and brain cancer research, particularly clinical trials, was not spared from its impacts. As is often the case, though, with disruption comes the opportunity to innovate. Convening key stakeholders across the brain tumor community, the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) has taken stock […]

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 […]

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