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February 2014
Spotlight
Get Involved: Spring 2014 Events

Are you looking for a way to get involved with the community, spread awareness, and raise funds for the fight against brain tumors? Believe it or not, our spring events are right around the corner - and an easy way to get involved.

Join us as a team captain, individual participant, or volunteer for an inspirational day to support the brain tumor community. Our events unite patients, survivors, and their families and friends to honor and remember loved ones, showcase team spirit, and provide encouragement and hope to all.

Spring into action and register today for one of our upcoming Brain Tumor Walks, Races, or Rides in a city near you including: Phoenix; San Diego; Wilmington, Delaware; Washington D.C.; San Francisco; Boston; Denver, New York, and our newest location Charlotte, North Carolina.

Together, we can make a difference in the fight against brain tumors!

From the Blog
January 28, 2014
Introducing the Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition
We first told you about our Clinical Trial Endpoints Initiative back in late June of 2013. We then let the Chair of the Initiative's Steering Committee, Dr. Patrick Wen of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, explain the promise of this effort further in a video interview we posted back in December.
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Upcoming Events
Phoenix Brain Tumor Walk
Phoenix, AZ - Saturday, March 15 2014
Charlotte Brain Tumor Race
Charlotte, NC - Saturday, March 22 2014
San Diego Brain Tumor Walk
San Diego, CA - Sunday, April 6 2014
Delaware Brain Tumor Walk
Wilmington, DE - Saturday, April 26 2014

 

Community Events
Team Billy Ride and Walk for Research
Saratoga Springs, NY - Sunday, May 18 2014
Participate in this event with a choice of 50-, 25-, or 10-mile bike routes throughout Saratoga County or a 3-mile walk.
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