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Sights & Sounds: Glioblastoma Awareness Day (#GBMDay) 2020 – News & Blog

Perhaps Dr. Ned Sharpless, Director of the National Cancer Institute, summed up Glioblastoma (GBM) Awareness Day 2020 best when he said — during NBTS’ Defeating GBM: A Virtual Town Hall event — “Events like this are really important to re-energize the community so we can join together and make progress in a disease that where progress has been elusive…We’re all in this together and motivated to see progress and I think we will…With collective action…we can together find some hope in this disease where hope is in short supply.”

Or, perhaps it was glioblastoma survivor/advocate Adam Hayden when he said, during the same town hall, “Candidly, [my wife, Whitney, and I] wonder when our youngest’s memory will be good enough that — because my life is threatened by glioblastoma — that we can count on him remember his dad. That is the type of urgency we are up…

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