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Advocacy Organizations and Professional Societies from Across the Globe Unite on Brain Tumour Patients’ Charter of Rights

By IBTA News, News archive

Seventy-five organizations from around the world have endorsed the new Brain Tumour Patients’ Charter of Rights, a document intended to help initiate positive change in the care of people diagnosed with brain and central nervous system tumours. The Charter provides a framework for the reduction of inequalities in care and the achievement of policy objectives aimed at improving healthcare systems and communications. It can also be used by individual patients to underpin particular aspects of their care. Ultimately, the goal of The Brain Tumour Patients’ Charter of Rights is to achieve the best possible health and quality of life for adults, children and adolescents living with brain tumors by encouraging and supporting quality standards, policies, and practices

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IBTA e-News January 2020 now out

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[31 January 2019] The IBTA’s monthly e-News has now been released and been emailed to all subscribers. Some of the highlights from this month include news that the Ministry of Health in Israel has added Optune in combination with temozolomide to the Israeli medical services basket for the treatment of patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma…

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