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Community Fundraising is integral to funding the critical brain tumor research and advocacy. Our Director of Community Events and Fundraising, Lauren Gainor wants to work with you toward new treatments and an eventual cure. Read her appeal and get started today.

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November 2016

From the CEO’s Desk: Giving Thanks for Community Leadership & Support

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Advancement News

End of Year Appeal and Giving Tuesday

The holiday season is upon us. Starting on Monday, November 21, we invite you to be a part of our End of Year Giving Campaign. We will be sharing personal appeals and stories from members of the community that remind all of us that we can accomplish our goal of making brain tumors a chronic, manageable disease - if we work together. Also, remember that Giving Tuesday is November 29, 2016. This is a nationwide day of charity, and we are hoping you will include us in your charitable donations this season.


Phoenix Brain Tumor Walk
SUN, DEC 4, 2016

Connecticut Brain Freeze
SUN, MAR 5, 2017

6th Annual Michael Cassidy Shamrock ‘N’ Run 5k
SAT, MAR 11, 2017

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Events & The Field

New Events for 2017 have been posted

Please check our events page to see the upcoming 2017 events, or take this time to donate to one of the local events that have happened this year before the end of 2016.

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NBTS Programs

November Brain Tumor Research Highlights

Read the highlights of some newly published research from the brain tumor scientific and medical community, compiled by NBTS Director of Research & Scientific Policy, Ann Kingston, PhD and NBTS Research Programs Associate, Amanda Bates.

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Community Stories

My sister's fight against Brain Cancer

My name is Heidi, my sister Natalie was diagnosed with brain cancer a little over two years ago. When we got the news we didn’t want to believe it, naturally we questioned the Drs, second opinions etc. We finally had to accept it, but more so Natalie had to. She is 34, a mother of two beautiful daughters, a wife, a sister, a friend and so much more. My sister hasn’t always had the easy life...

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Glioblastomas Are Addicted to Cholesterol - Can Breaking Their Dependency Stop These Tumors?

10 Key Takeaways from the 2016 National Brain Tumor Society Scientific Summit


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