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. April 11, 2014

    Recently in Brain Tumor Research…

    …A round-up of recent news important to the brain tumor community New Revelations on Relationship Between Low- and High-grade Gliomas A comprehensive genomic analysis of low-grade gliomas (grade II and III astrocytomas, oligodendrogliomas, and mixed gliomas) of The Cancer Genome Atlas brain tumor studies found that low-grade gliomas can be sorted into three categories based [...]

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  2. March 31, 2014

    Reasons to Run: Brooke Howitt, MD, competes in the Boston Marathon to fight brain tumors

    On Patriots Day, April 21, 2014, runners from across the globe will compete in the annual Boston Marathon, one of the most renowned running competitions in the world. This year, the National Brain Tumor Society was fortunate enough to receive a number from the town of Newton, and we are excited to provide our number [...]

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  3. March 27, 2014

    Project Impact Gets to Work: Removing Barriers to Pediatric Cancer Treatments

    The choice of when to push change in a broken system, “depends largely on timing, opportunity, and the leverage of the people initiating the change,[1]” according to popular theories in system change. Moreover, to achieve systems change leaders must, “bring people addressing parts of the problem around the same table,” and by “…inviting new people [...]

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