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A language arts project -- to interview someone who has overcome adversity and is now helping others -- inspired a West Hartford eighth-grader to create her own newspaper article about the CTBTA's own Susan Lemkuil.  Read the full story written by Sydney Anderson, "Susan Lemkuil:  Her Struggle and H…

Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance Announces New President

Posted by KimberlyC on January 22, 2015
"When we created the Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance (“CTBTA”) in 2006, I could have never imagined I'd still be alive to announce its new President!" said Tracey Gamer-Fanning, eight-year brain cancer survivor and President of the CTBTA. This January, Maria Grove takes over as the new Board Presi…

Candice's Story Takes Center Ice at Sound Tigers Game

Posted by KimberlyC on January 18, 2015
Candice, CTBTA friend and Brain Cancer advocate, has her story featured for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers' Cancer Awareness Day.  Read Candice's story at Sound Tigers News. « Previous News Home Leave a Reply Name: Email…

Sound Tigers Cancer Awareness Day for the CTBTA

Posted by KimberlyC on January 13, 2015
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers are hosting a Cancer Awareness Day for the Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance on Sunday, January 18th at 3:00 PM.  Come cheer on the Sound Tigers as they take on the Syracuse Crunch and help us battle brain cancer too!  Tickets are only $20 each (Regular Price $37), and $…

High school juniors, Andrew and Austin Lemkuil, know first-hand what it's like to have a parent with a brain tumor.  They are giving back to the community to help brain tumor patients by hosting their second annual Teen Trivia Challenge at the Kingswood Oxford School in West Hartford on Friday, Nove…

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