January 2019

National Brain Tumor Society Invests in GBM AGILE, the World's First Global Adaptive Trial for Brain Cancer

Last week, the National Brain Tumor Society announced a partnership with the Global Coalition for Adaptive Research (GCAR), a nonprofit organization comprised of some of the world's foremost clinical, translational, and basic science investigators. NBTS has provided GCAR with a $750,000 award to help launch and build patient awareness of the world's first global "adaptive" clinical trial for brain cancer, GBM AGILE (Glioblastoma Adaptive Global Innovative Learning Environment).

Read the full GBM AGILE news release.

Sarah Durham Named Chair of NBTS Board of Directors

Sarah is founder and CEO of Big Duck, a consulting agency in Brooklyn, NY specializing in helping nonprofits develop strong brands and communications. Sarah has been a long-time supporter of NBTS, has been on the board for at least 6 years, and served as Vice Chair for the last two years.

Read more.

Register Now for Spring Events!

It's a new year and people from all over the country are coming together to walk, ride, plunge, and race to raise funds for research! Join us at one of our signature events or create your own community event in your neighborhood, town, or city. It's a great way to meet other patients and caregivers, share your experiences, and work together to find new treatments and a cure.


Find or Start an Event >>

Connecticut Brain Freeze
SUN, MAR 3, 2019

Shamrock 'N' Run 5k
SAT, MAR 16, 2019

Charlotte Brain Tumor Race
SAT, MAR 23, 2019

Brain Freeze

SAT, APR 6, 2019

Rhode Island Brain Tumor Walk
SUN, APR 14, 2019

Race for Hope – DC
SUN, MAY 5, 2019

Northwest Brain Tumor Walk
SUN, MAY 5, 2019

San Diego Brain Tumor Walk
SAT, MAY 11, 2019

Central NJ Brain Tumor Walk
SAT, MAY 11, 2019

2nd Annual Joggin' 4 the Noggin 5k Run/Walk
SAT, MAY 18, 2019

Boston Brain Tumor Ride
SUN, MAY 19, 2019

Denver Brain Tumor Walk
SAT, JUN 1, 2019

New York City Brain
Tumor Walk

SUN, JUN 9, 2019

Bay Area Brain Tumor Walk
SUN, JUN 23, 2019


Events & The Field

National Brain Tumor Society Day at Fenway Park

Join NBTS for some fun at historic Fenway Park, Sunday, 4/28! With a portion of the proceeds benefiting NBTS, get your seats today and cheer on the World Champion Boston Red Sox. Children 14 and under will also have the opportunity to run the bases following the game (weather permitting).

Purchase tickets now.

NBTS Programs

2019 Crystal Ball: Predictions & Hopes in Brain Tumor Research & Treatments in the New Year

What should the brain tumor community hope and watch for in the coming year? We've reached out to some of the leading experts in the brain tumor scientific and medical field to get their thoughts, forecasts, and hopes for brain tumor research and treatment development in 2019.

Read more.

Community Stories

Lindberg Family Inspires the 2nd Rhode Island Brain Tumor Walk

In honor of Meredith Lindberg's 5-year-old daughter who is battling a brain tumor, this year's Rhode Island Brain Tumor Walk will take place on Sunday, 4/14. Meredith has a goal of raising funds for research to aid in the fight against brain tumors! Join Meredith and her community for a day of food, music, fun, and walking for a cure!

Learn more.


What the Brain Tumor Community Was Reading in 2018

NBTS Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Report: Q4 2018 (Including Year-End Update on Phase III Trials)

Top Five Blogs: October December 2018

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