Transforming Tomorrow, Today
News & Updates from the National Brain Tumor Society
June 2015
Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2015: Awareness-led Action

May’s Brain Tumor Awareness Month campaign this year allowed us to better know the community and educate the uninitiated on the issues surrounding brain tumor research and treatment. But our mission didn’t stop at merely making people aware of the obstacles we face, but how to overcome them.

From Head to the Hill’s record number of advocates to the amazing fundraising efforts of the community, May 2015 felt like the most incredible Brain Tumor Awareness Month to date. Read about the full list of our successes here.

From the Blog
May 26, 2015
Infographic: What brain tumor caregivers want

Caregivers of brain tumor patients perform many roles and are an essential component to the care of brain tumor patients. Check out this infographic that shows what caregivers would like to see as clinical outcome assessments. Read More

May 20, 2015
this is...A brain tumor documentary unfolding in real time

Jennifer Keenan Giliberto’s photography captures life’s moments in an emotionally resonant way that transports the viewers into the narrative of each photo. Learn more about her documentary, this is, the journey of Josh and Jenna, a husband and wife. Read More

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Research in the News
OpEd: Congress Can Impact Progress for Brain Tumor Patients

NBTS Joins FasterCures TRAIN Program

Cancer Research Institute Celebrates Third Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month in June

Hitting the Right Target? Lab Studies Suggest Epigenetic Drug May Fight Childhood Brain Cancer

Protein FGL2 May Have Potential as Therapy Target for Brain Cancer

Tracking Defects Cause by Brain Tumor Mutation Yields Insight to Advance Targeted Therapy
Upcoming Events
Portland Tumor Walk
Portland, OR - Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
Orange County Brain Tumor Walk
Anaheim, CA - Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015
Long Island Brain Tumor Walk
Wantagh, NY - Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015
Community Events
Bob Bard 5K/10K
QUARRYVILLE, PA - Saturday, JUNE 20, 2015
Douglas M. Pink 5K Run/Walk for Glioblastoma Research
Madison, WI - Saturday, June 20, 2015
Bravehearts 3rd Annual Dylan Connelly Memorial Ride & Family Day
Harvard, MA - Saturday, July 11, 2015
Event Spotlight
New York City, NY - June 20, 2015
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