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ABTA Engages with 100 Top Leaders in the Brain Tumor Community

New brain tumor alliance charts a course for new treatments and improved survival for patients. The American Brain Tumor Association participated in the first ReMission Summit for Brain Tumors, hosted by the University of Florida and University of Florida Health, February 23-24, in Orlando, FL. This meeting launched a new groundbreaking initiative to collaborate across […]

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American Brain Tumor Association Names Jim Reilly Chair of the Board of Directors

The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA), the first national advocacy organization committed to funding brain tumor research and providing education and information on all tumor types, announced today the appointment of Jim Reilly as Chair of the Board of Directors. Founded in 1973, the ABTA’s mission is to advance the understanding and treatment of brain […]

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Amy’s Walk

Ashlie Thornbury likes scary movies, eating pizzas with fancy toppings, planning Halloween parties and giving love to her two little girls, Zoe and Thea, and husband, Tim.  She has two cats named Rudy and Park Ranger. She’s also a dedicated advocate for the American Brain Tumor Association in honor of her aunt, Amy, who died […]

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Kim Leary: Oncology Nurse Copes with Low Grade Glioma

Kim Leary is a full-time oncology nurse, brain tumor survivor, and regular viewer of ABTA’s monthly educational webinars. We recently asked Kim how her brain tumor impacted her life. What type of brain tumor were you diagnosed with, and when? How did you and your loved ones react to your diagnosis? I was diagnosed with […]

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February MindMatters

FOUR NEW GRANTS TO SUPPORT IMMUNOTHERAPY RESEARCH The Brain Tumor Funders Collaborative (BTFC) is a group of funders of brain tumor research, including the American Brain Tumor Association. The group has awarded four grants to collaborative projects focused… READ MORE LARRY BERG: THERE’S MUCH MORE TO BE ACCOMPLISHED BT5K Michigan Race Chair, Larry Berg, shares […]

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Larry Berg: There’s much more to be accomplished

Please tell us about yourself. I am Larry Berg and am Chief Executive Officer of Smart Precision Marketing & Consulting. I like to spend time with my family, travel, and being on the water. What was your initial introduction to the brain tumor world and what has changed since your introduction? Our youngest daughter Kaitlyn’s […]

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Brain Tumor Funders Collaborative Awards 4 New Grants To Support Immunotherapy Research for Brain Tumors

The Brain Tumor Funders Collaborative (BTFC) is a group of funders of brain tumor research, including the American Brain Tumor Association. The group has awarded four grants to collaborative projects focused on improving immunotherapy for primary brain tumors, following a multi-step review process. The projects cover all types of malignant gliomas, from glioblastoma, low-grade gliomas, […]

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Charitable Shopping for a Cure

Calling all artisans! Do you want to increase sales and awareness of your products and benefit the ABTA? We’re growing our cause marketing program, and we’d like you to join us! We’re looking for creative people, especially those in the brain tumor community. You could be a patient, caregiver, or someone passionate about raising awareness […]

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January MindMatters

The American Brain Tumor Association has awarded the 2018 Lucien Rubinstein Award to Yekaterina (Katie) Shpanskaya for her project, “Radiomic Discovery of Novel Prognostic Imaging Biomarkers in Medulloblastoma.” Katie is a 2018 ABTA Medical Student Summer Fellowship Recipient and a student at Stanford University School of Medicine… …CONTINUE READING The 2019 American Brain Tumor Association National […]

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2018 Rubinstein Award

The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) has awarded the 2018 Lucien Rubinstein Award to Yekaterina (Katie) Shpanskaya for her project, “Radiomic Discovery of Novel Prognostic Imaging Biomarkers in Medulloblastoma”. Katie is a 2018 ABTA Medical Student Summer Fellowship Recipient and a student at Stanford University School of Medicine. Under the mentorship of Kristen Yeom, MD […]

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