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2014-05-06 23:02:41

Brain tumor patients, survivors, and caregivers from across the country met with congressional leaders to discuss the issues facing the community. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today held its fourth annual “Head to the Hill” advocacy day in Washington, D.C. The event drew nearly 150 brain tumor advocates from 32 different states and the District of Columbia to...

2014-03-05 23:03:44

Project Impact aims to fundamentally change the way new pediatric cancer therapies are developed and tested, through public policy and a funded research program. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today announced the launch of Project Impact: Driving Discovery to a Cure for Pediatric Brain Tumors, an integrated research and drug development program that seeks to confront the...

2013-05-07 23:03:28

Advocates from across the country joined the National Brain Tumor Society in meeting with congressional leaders to discuss the importance of cancer research funding and oral chemotherapy parity. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today held their annual “Head to the Hill” advocacy day in Washington, D.C. The event drew hundreds of brain tumor advocates from across the...

2013-01-11 05:03:29

The Chris Elliott Fund ended 2012 strongly in their mission to end brain cancer. In 2013 they have more educational programs, expansion goals, and greater awareness plans for an even bigger year. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 The Chris Elliott Fund (CEF) is excited to announce the ending of a huge year for brain cancer and brain tumor education, awareness, advocacy and support. The brain cancer patient advocacy and services organization sent 2012 off with a bang adding several new...

2012-05-08 23:00:43

As National Brain Tumor Awareness Month begins, the National Brain Tumor Society and Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure will rally staff, family members, patients and advocates to urge Members of Congress to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and support the Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act (HR 2746) tomorrow. In a time of heated debate over the budget and significant changes to the healthcare system, the Group hopes to put a face to these issues and acquire the support of...

2011-11-19 08:00:00

Philadelphia plays host as NBTS celebrates the brain tumor community, announces research grants, and looks ahead on finding a cure Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 19, 2011 Brain tumors may be an isolating disease but the brain community came together for the National Brain Tumor Society 2011 Summit in Philadelphia from Nov. 3-6. The Summit kicked off with the NBTS Annual Meeting at the Franklin Institute. With a statue of the great innovator, Benjamin Franklin, towering over the crowd,...

2010-04-21 08:05:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Certified Platinum recording artist and American Idol® winner David Cook is lacing up for a very personal cause on Sunday, May 2 as he joins walkers, runners, activists and survivors at the 13th Annual Race for Hope - DC, presented by Cassidy Turley (www.curebraintumors.org). Cook has spoken on numerous occasions about his brother, Adam, who lost his valiant battle with brain cancer last year. This year, Cook returns to the Race for...

2010-04-09 17:33:00

Brains on Bikes raises funds to 'outsmart brain cancer' SAN FRANCISCO, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anne Feeley, a 55-year-old mother and brain cancer survivor, began a 3,781-mile ride across the country today to raise money and awareness for brain cancer research and support. The effort, called Brains on Bikes, kicked off from the University of California, San Francisco Mission Bay campus following a celebration that included remarks by Dr. Michael Prados, director at the UCSF...

2010-03-25 15:43:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kelly Heinz-Grundner Brain Tumor Foundation (KHG), headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, has announced that it recently agreed to merge with the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), the nation's largest non-profit organization serving the brain tumor community through Patient Services, Research, and Advocacy. Details of the signed Association Agreement have not been released, but under the terms of the agreement, KHG will become a...

2009-05-20 10:19:00

LIVE RECORDING OF DAVID COOK'S 'IDOL' PERFORMANCE WILL BE SOLD ON iTUNES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CHARITY All Proceeds From Sale of Live Version of 'Permanent' Will Be Donated To D.C.-Based Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure LOS ANGELES, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Exactly one year after winning the seventh season of "American Idol," David Cook returns to the most popular television series in America on Wednesday night to perform "Permanent," -- a song he wrote with Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida. The...


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