Transforming Tomorrow, Today
News & Updates from the National Brain Tumor Society
August 2014
Get Ready to Walk, Run, and Raise
with the National Brain Tumor Society

Fall events are just about to begin, so join us in Boston, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Los Angeles, Orange County, Philadelphia, or Silicon Valley, as well as our newest locations in Long Island, NY and Nashville, TN!

You can become a team captain, register as 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.

All funds raised help us advance research and public policy to improve the availability of new and better treatments, and fuel the discovery of a cure for brain tumors. Unite with us in the fight against brain tumors - register today!

From the Blog
August 6, 2014
Leadership Update from the Chairman of the Board

Michael J. Nathanson, Chairman, National Brain Tumor Society discusses the updates to leadership at the National Brain Tumor Society and thanks outgoing CEO, Paul TonThat, for his seven years of service. Read More

July 10, 2014
A "Full Force" Effort to Defeat GBM

The Defeat GBM Research Collaborative is the National Brain Tumor Society‘s largest and boldest strategic research initiative to date. The initiative aims to significantly improve the survival rate of patients who are battling glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Read More

July 23, 2014
Fighting for Change

Guest blogger Lisa Peabody is a volunteer advocate with the National Brain Tumor Society. Recently, she joined National Brain Tumor Society staff participating in the annual Alliance for Childhood Cancer Action Day. Read More

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Research in the News
Histopathological Spectrum of Paediatric Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implications

Potential New Approach to Brain Cancer Treatments and a Better Understanding of Parkinson's Disease

Scientists Find Important Piece in the Brain Tumour Puzzle

DelMar Pharmaceuticals Announces Change of Fiscal Year End and Provides Update Glioblastoma Clinical Trial

Research Round Up Podcasts: Brain Tumors and Childhood Cancers
Upcoming Events
Orange County Brain Tumor Walk
Anaheim, CA - Saturday, September 13, 2014
Long Island Brain Tumor Walk
Wantagh, NY - Saturday, September 20, 2014
Community Events
GLC Concert for a Cure
Durham, NC - Friday, August 8, 2014
5th Annual Mary E. Smith Brain Tumor Awareness Fun Run/Walk
Country Club Hills, IL - Saturday, August 9, 2014
Ken's Crusaders for a Cure 2014
Virginia Beach, VA and Greensburg, PA - Saturday, August 16, 2014
Clinical Trial Endpoints Survey
Brain tumor patients and caregivers: Please take this brief, anonymous survey and let the stakeholders in brain tumor drug development know what treatment options you want.
Event Spotlight
Los Angeles, CA - Sunday, August 24, 2014
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