WELCOME TO THE SSBTR WEBSITE!Students in leadership positions learn about brain tumors and gain real world experience in running a non-profit business while raising funds for brain tumor research. Beneficiaries of the money we raise are Barrow Neurological Institute, National Brain Tumor Society, Phoenix Childrens Hospital, Steele Childrens Research Center in Tucson, and Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). With your help we can make a difference. The intent of our website is to further our objectives of disseminating information about this disease process, stimulating more widespread involvement within our community through donating, volunteering and participating in one or more of our events, and publicizing and promoting this exceptional student-run organization.
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RECENT SSBTR ARTICLES
- Posted on 06/07/2014
Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research (SSBTR), the largest student-run organization in Arizona, held it's 13 annual Walk-a-thon on Feb 22, 2014.
- Posted on 05/15/2014
SSBTR's brain tumor survivor Zack Hubbard tells his story in a "International Brain Tumour Alliance" feature article.
RECENT BRAIN TUMOR ARTICLES
- Posted on 07/10/2014
Researcher have identified a new biomarker that predicts whether glioblastoma will respond to chemotherapy.
- Posted on 07/08/2014
Dietary fiber is an effective weapon in the treatment of malignant brain tumors.
- Posted on 07/02/2014
A tool to help brain surgeons test and more precisely remove cancerous tissue was successfully used during surgery.
- Posted on 06/24/2014
A team of national experts on brain cancer says that professional pessimism and out-of-date "myths," rather than current science, are guiding -- and compromising -- the care of patients with cancers that spread to the brain.
- — David Ben-Gurion
“Difficult things we do quickly. The impossible takes a little longer.”
- — Albert Schweitzer
“Seek always to do some good somewhere. You must give some time to your fellow man. For remember, you don’t live in a world all your own.”
- — Franklin D. Roosevelt
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much, it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
- — Henry David Thoreau
“Philanthropy is almost the only virtue which is sufficiently appreciated by mankind.”
- — Calvin Coolidge
“No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.”
- — Ken Blanchard
“I absolutely believe in the power of tithing and giving back. My own experience about all the blessings I've had in my life is that the more I give away, the more that comes back. That is the way life works, and that is the way energy works.”
- — Anne Frank
“How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
- — Helen Keller
“Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”