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Friday, June 25, 2010

Do YOU Need this Information to Cope with Your Medical Problems?


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Here's a blogpost that lets you know about the comprehensive information you'll find in
EMPOWER Yourself to Cope with a Medical Challenge. Quick takes from America's National Brain Tumor Society:

At the NBTS "Headquarters" Blog
On, you'll find helpful information from the NBTS Patient Services staff in a weekly blog focused on various issues affecting the brain tumor community. Topics in May and June have included:

Relationship Role Changes,
Survivor Care Plans,
Support Groups

Read more (or leave a comment!) on the "Headquarters" Blog.

Upcoming conference: Living With a Brain Tumor

Save the date for

Living With a Brain Tumor -
A Patient and Family Conference
in Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas
on October 8-9, 2010.

Stay tuned to for more information on how to register, the conference agenda, and more!

At the conference reception, NBTS will be hosting a photo gallery, and we're looking for your submissions! If you are interested in sharing your experience, please send us a digital photo and a short 250-word narrative for display. Or, email us for more information on this exciting opportunity.

Two new Fall events

We're excited to announce two Fall inaugural events - the Silicon Valley Brain Tumor Ride on September 19 in San Jose, California, and the Boston Brain Tumor Walk on October 2 in Boston, Mass.

"The Big Splash"Captain and Bay Pilot John Colgan swam across the Chesapeake Bay (4.4 miles) between the bridges in honor of his brother Douglas Howlett. Doug, who was also a Bay Pilot, is suffering from a glioblastoma multiforme. Watch a video of this remarkable swim
by clicking here.

If you think the updates above are impressive, you're going to love the additional Global Resources information in EMPOWER Yourself to Cope with a Medical Challenge. NBTS is only one of MANY worldwide resources listed there that help you and/or your loved ones at little to no cost.

Face Your Medical Problems with Dignity.
Face Your Future with Optimism.

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