Founded in 1973, the ABTA was the first national advocacy organization committed to funding brain tumor research and providing information and education to patients, caregivers, and their loved ones. For 46 years, the ABTA has been providing comprehensive resources that support the complex needs of brain tumor patients and caregivers, as well as the critical funding of research in the pursuit of breakthroughs in brain tumor diagnosis, treatment and care.

David is well-known as a 14 year survivor of a Glioblastoma brain tumor that was to have killed him in 6 months. His amazing story of hope and survival has inspired thousands of fans all over the world. He was a prolific songwriter with a relentless tour schedule across the nation and the world in support of his multiple CD’s.

Matthew Zachary
Cancer Survivor and Storyteller

Matthew Zachary is one of the most respected, influential, and visionary voices in healthcare. A 25-year brain cancer survivor, he is the “Podfather” of healthcare communications, amassing listenership in the millions since 2007.

As the Founder of the award-winning nonprofit Stupid Cancer, he is also responsible for creating the Young Adult Cancer Movement improving the lives of millions of patients in their teens, 20s, and 30s.

International Council

of Community Churches

The International Council of Community Churches is an international, intercultural, interracial fellowship of churches and ministry centers which seeks Christian unity in local, national and world relations.

As people devoted to following Christ, the ICCC is committed to community, to treasuring diversity, to living their faith in service and love.

Formerly The Record Observer, My Eastern Shore, MD is one of the places Regina Maria got her start in writing.
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