Advocate for Change

Advocate for policy

Fighting for more resources and new public policies to improve quality of life for all those affected

Ensuring better patient access to essential health care is critical to the needs of our community. Working alongside regulators and policymakers, we believe education is key to improving the lives of all those affected by brain tumors, and essential for change.

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From the Blog

  1. October 30, 2014

    Creating Meaningful Change, With a Little Help From our Friends

    There are only four FDA-approved therapies to treat brain tumors. And in the last 17 years there have been approximately 75 potential new drugs that have failed during the clinical trial process to prove they are safe and effective for patients, while only three that have won FDA approval[1]. That is a 25:1 failure ratio. […]

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  2. October 28, 2014

    A New “America’s Neuro-Oncologist” at the National Cancer Institute

    Yesterday, it was announced that Dr. Mark R. Gilbert, MD, has been named Chief of the Neuro-Oncology Branch (NOB) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), within the Center for Cancer Research of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). In this position, Dr. Gilbert – previously Deputy Chairman of the Department of Neuro-Oncology at MD Anderson […]

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  3. October 22, 2014

    Hope for GBM Patients

    Recent news and conversations across social media has churned up a lot of concern and fear over glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) tumors. And while we know all too well it’s the deadliest form of brain cancer with dismal survival rates, we also want the public to know how the National Brain Tumor Society is working to […]

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