Your Voice Matters: Attend Head to the Hill

May 8-9, 2017, we’re heading to Washington DC to speak with our elected officials in Congress about the issues the brain tumor community faces and how they can make a difference in the quest for new treatments for our disease. We want you there.

This annual event has become an integral piece of our advocacy efforts, ensuring the voice of the brain tumor community is heard on Capitol Hill. You can register here.

February 2017

The Future of National Healthcare Policy

National Brain Tumor Society Comments on the Future of National Healthcare Policy

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Advancement News

NBTS welcomes Robert Burger to our Board of Directors

National Brain Tumor Society is pleased to introduce the community to our newest board member, Robert Burger. Robert is the Chief Operating Officer of Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein, and Fox P.L.L.C. and is on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Washington DC. He also is the nephew of NBTS founder, Bonnie Feldman, and has been a supporter of its mission for most of his life. We welcome him into the fold and are excited to have his voice and energy added to our board.


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

Hiding in Plain Sight: Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Helps Produce Paradigm-Shifting Study

Small fragments of DNA that are not part of chromosomes (where DNA is usually packaged in human cells) which were thought to be inconsequential and extremely rare in human cancers have been found in high-frequencies in brain tumors, but not normal cells.

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Community Stories

Inspired to Raise and Run

I am not a fundraiser. In fact, I joke with my friends that I wasn’t even good at selling Girl Scout cookies when I was younger, and people love those cookies! However, 2016 kind of shook me up in all sorts of ways...

Read Allison's story.


National Brain Tumor Society Statement On The Childhood Cancer STAR ACT

Brain Tumor Research Highlights: January 2017


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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