Predicting 2017’s Advances

In 2016, new discoveries, research initiatives, and huge wins in public policy were the result of hard work from the brain tumor community.

Now read the experts’ predictions for 2017 and help us reach new heights.

January 2017

National Brain Tumor Society Cites Ten Reasons for Brain Tumor Community Excitement in 2017

Brain tumor field enters new year with momentum after significant developments & progress in 2016

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Advancement News

Ribbon of Remembrance

Honor your loved one and fund necessary research by adding their name or a message about them to our Ribbon of Remembrance.

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Connecticut Brain Freeze
SUN, MAR 5, 2017

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

Charlotte Brain Tumor Walk
SAT, APR 1, 2017

Delaware Brain Tumor Walk
SAT, APR 22, 2017

Central New Jersey Brain Tumor Walk
SAT, APR 29, 2017

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Events & The Field

2017 Events Posted

The National Brain Tumor Society’s events for 2017 are posted, with more to be added in the weeks ahead.

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NBTS Programs

NBTS Welcomes New Position at the National Cancer Institute’s Neuro-Oncology Branch

Dr. Terri Armstrong to lead efforts to improve the assessment of patient outcomes measures and their incorporation into clinical trials

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Community Stories

How I Survived a Stage 4 GBM and Had a Healthy Baby

My name is Susan Hilburger. I am 40 years-old and a native of Buffalo, N.Y. This is my story of how I received a life altering diagnosis, made a drastic career change, and overcame all odds by surviving brain cancer and becoming a wife and mother.

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What the Brain Tumor Community Read in 2016

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