News & Updates from the National Brain Tumor Society
January 2016
More than $500,000 Raised in December!

Through the participation of thousands of donors, the National Brain Tumor Society has had its most successful year-end fundraising drive in recent history, raising more than $500,000 in the month of December in support of our mission critical research and advocacy programming! Many thanks to all of the donors who made this amazing feat possible, and to all of those who give throughout the year, who donate time by volunteering at our events and as advocates, and invest a part of themselves in helping us communicate our impact with every conversation they have. Without members of the entire community providing support in their own unique ways, none of the progress we have collectively made would be possible!

For more information on the year end campaign or to learn about ways to engage with NBTS, contact Michael Accardi at Thank you, and three cheers to a 2016 full of hope and progress!!!

From the Blog
December 22, 2015
Top Ten NBTS Blogs of 2015

2015 was a big year for brain tumor research and advocacy. Today, we’re featuring the most read blogs from 2015 that focus on breakthrough science and community stories that both raise the profile of our disease and honor those who have worked tirelessly in the fight against brain tumors; either as patients or clinicians. Read More

December 18, 2015
Congress Delivers Brain Tumor Community Holiday Gift

More funding for NIH to raise all ships, and specific funding for pediatric brain tumors, is welcome! More money will be available for brain tumor research in 2016, thanks to a year-end budget deal in the United States Congress that was reached on December 18. Read More

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Research in the News
Study Uncovers Inherited Genetic Susceptibility Across 12 Cancer Types including GBM

A Supplemented High-Fat Low-Carbo Diet for the Treatment of GBM - Funded by NBTS

Diffusion MRI Characteristics After Concurrent Radiochemotherapy Predicts Progression-Free and Overall Survival in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma - Funded by NBTS

Advances in the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma

Lassa VSV Chimeric Virus Safely Destroys Brain Tumors in Preclinical Study
Upcoming Events
Charlotte Brain Tumor Race
Charlotte, NC - Saturday, Apr. 2, 2016
Delaware Brain Tumor Walk
Wilmington, DE - Saturday, Apr. 23, 2016
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Rutherford, NJ - Saturday, Mar. 12, 2016
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West Haven, CT - Sunday, Mar. 6, 2016
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