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It’s Brain Tumor Awareness Month!

Whether it's called malignant, non-malignant, or benign, each brain tumor in the United States is counted by CBTRUS.  We've been keeping track of brain tumors since our first CBTRUS Report in 1996, and our data is a critical resource for everyone searching for cures around the world.  This work is important: we estimate 87,240 new cases in the US in 2020 alone, 3,540 of which will be of children aged 0-14. We encourage everyone to support the many brain tumor activities taking place this month. Our first responders, researchers, patients, and brain tumor organizations need our support.  Go Grey in…
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May 6, 2020
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Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, PhD Selected

The NIH Center for Scientific Review has invited Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, PhD, to serve as a standing member of the Cancer, Heart, and Sleep Epidemiology A Study Section. Her term will begin in July 2020 and run to June 2024. Learn more about this study section here.    
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April 8, 2020
Events

ISPNO Postpones Conference

The 2020 International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO) conference, initially scheduled for June 21-24, 2020 for  has been postponed.  The new date for the conference is Dec 13-16, 2020 in Nagano, Japan.  Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, PhD will be presenting the Epidemiology Session keynote talk. More information about this conference can be found here.    
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April 8, 2020
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BTEC postpones its June 2020 conference

The Brain Tumor Epidemiology Consortium (BTEC) has postponed its June 2020 conference due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Once a new date is determined, the conference organizers will alert attendees. Information can be found here.    
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January 9, 2020