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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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Head to the Hill 2019

Head to the Hill is the National Brain Tumor Society’s annual advocacy event in which volunteer advocates bring their voices to Washington, DC to speak for the brain tumor community.

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From the Blog

  • July 10, 2019

    Top Five Blogs: April – May 2019

    The second quarter of every year is, perhaps, the busiest time annually at NBTS, as we ramp-up for Brain Tumor Awareness Month in April, commemorate BTAM — as is tradition — in May, and wind-down from that busy stretch in J

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  • July 1, 2019

    Brain Tumor Patients Inspire Research Toward Better Treatment

    Patients are major motivators for physician-scientist Dr. Elizabeth B. Claus. They and their caregivers share their lives with her, get her up to speed on their favorite Boston sports teams, and, at the same time, ask the imp

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  • June 24, 2019

    Conversation Starters: Lisa O’Leary and Adam Hayden Discuss Their New Virtual Support Forum

    It’s hard to imagine there is anyone more committed to the brain tumor community than Adam Hayden or Lisa O’Leary. If you read this blog, follow social media conversations about brain tumors (#BTSM), attend Head to the Hi

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