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 08/21/2014
Researchers are developing a promising therapy to treat cancerous tumors - by injecting them with a bacterium found in soil.
- Posted on 08/20/2014
Scientists have found a new way to diagnose brain cancer based on genetic markers found in "junk DNA."
- Posted on 08/15/2014
A “Trojan horse” treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, which involves using tiny nanoparticles of gold to kill tumor cells, has been successfully tested by scientists.
- Posted on 08/12/2014
Removing a brain tumor can be tricky for surgeons and painful for patients. Now there’s a new way using the nose as a pathway to the brain.
- — Oprah Winfrey
“I choose to rise up out of that storm and see that in moments of desperation, fear, and helplessness, each of us can be a rainbow of hope, doing what we can to extend ourselves in kindness and grace to one another. And I know for sure that there is no them there's only us.”
- — 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.”
- — Winston Churchill
“We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.”
- — James Baldwin
“We are responsible for the world in which we find ourselves, if only because we are the only sentient force that can change it.”
- — Kahlil Gibran
“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.”
- — Maya Angelou
“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.”
- — John D. Rockefeller
“Think of giving not only as a duty but as a privilege.”
- — Peter Drucker
“One of the great movements in my lifetime among educated people is the need to commit themselves to action. Most people are not satisfied with giving money; we also feel we need to work.”