JUNE 2017


Building Bridges: Your Relationship with Congress Matters

The strongest advocates for the brain tumor community are people, like you, who actively build relationships with their members of Congress and their staff. By creating strong working relationships, you can have an ongoing conversation and motivate their members of Congress to support issues that are important to the brain tumor community. But how do you begin?

Join us on Tuesday, June 27th, (from the comfort of your own home!) to learn how to strengthen relationships with your members of Congress and their staff, and change the landscape for brain tumor research and treatment:

Building Bridges:
How Your Relationships Make a Difference
Tuesday June 27th
3 pm ET/12 pm PT

June 2017


NBTS CEO David Arons discusses in an op-ed how glioblastoma illustrates why the cancer R&D field needs to continue to pursue more personalized approaches to treatments.

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Advancement News

Community Fundraising

Whether you are celebrating a survivor, paying tribute to a family member or friend who battled a brain tumor, or you just want to get everyone together for a fun time, all Community Fundraising efforts have a significant impact in supporting the National Brain Tumor Society’s research, advocacy and awareness efforts. We have Community Events and Community Initiatives of all sizes and types, so let’s get started on figuring out which is the best fit for you! Get Started.


New York Brain Tumor Walk
SAT, JUN 24, 2017

San Diego Brain Tumor Walk
SAT, JUN 24, 2017

The Pink & Gard Brain Tumor 5K & 10K
SAT, JUL 8, 2017

Bravehearts 5th Annual Dylan Connelly memorial Ride & Family Day
SAT, JUL 15, 2017

National Brain Tumor Society Nature Walk
SAT, JUL 15, 2017

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Events & The Field

Own Matt Tifft’s Brain Tumor Awareness Month Race Car

NASCAR Driver and brain tumor survivor, Matt Tifft, raised the profile of brain tumors by driving his Number 19 car with a special Brain Tumor Awareness Month wrap and by participating in our Charlotte Brain Tumor Race. Now you can own a die-cast model of his car with parts of the proceeds going to brain tumor research.

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NBTS Programs

Webinar Replay: Tips for Successful PRCRP Applications

Dr. Donna Kimbark, Program Director for the DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) presented this informational webinar “Tips for Successful PRCRP Applications,” sharing details on the program, warning of some of the possible pitfalls, and give tips on how to create a successful application.


Community Stories

Navigating the Brain Tumor Journey as Part of a Community

Regardless of where you are in life, a diagnosis of a brain tumor is daunting. You and your family may feel disconnected from the world you had previously been part of, and a new journey rapidly begins.

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Thank you for being on our team - BTAM 2017

Closing in on a prime suspect: scientific evidence mounts in the search for better treatments for kids with brain tumors

Brain Tumor Research Highlights: May 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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