Join the Fight

Join the Fight

Together, we are stronger than this disease

Learn how you can take action and get involved with the National Brain Tumor Society. Your participation and support is vital to our mission, and will make a difference in the lives of all those affected. Join us in the fight today.

Find or Start an Event

Find or Start an Event

You can make a difference in the fight against brain tumors by participating in our walks, races, and rides across the country or hosting your own community event.

Make a gift

Make a gift

Support promising research initiatives to improve the lives of the nearly 700,000 Americans living with brain tumors today, and advance the fight for a cure.

Lend your voice

Lend your voice

The critical needs of the brain tumor community must be heard. Learn how to educate your elected officials and policymakers.

From the Blog

  1. July 23, 2014

    Guest Blog: Fighting for Change

    Guest blogger Lisa Peabody is a volunteer advocate with the National Brain Tumor Society. Recently, she joined National Brain Tumor Society staff participating in the annual Alliance for Childhood Cancer Action Day. I get on the Metro headed to the Capital Hill stop. I’m wearing my ‘walking’ shoes even though I’m dressed conservatively and professional. [...]

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  2. July 10, 2014

    A “Full Force” Effort to Defeat GBM

    The Defeat GBM Research Collaborative is the National Brain Tumor Society’s largest and boldest strategic research initiative to date*. The initiative aims to significantly improve the survival rate of patients who are battling glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Through robust collaborations comprised of leading GBM researchers, multiple and synergistic projects are driven by investigator teams with proven [...]

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  3. July 10, 2014

    #BTSM Chat: Patients and Caregivers Discuss What They’d Like to See Addressed in New Treatments

    The first Sunday of each month brain tumor survivors, patients, family, and caregivers use Twitter to share experiences, ideas, and information. The Brain Tumor Social Media chat (#btsm) was started a little over a year ago by Liz Salmi.  The chats are moderated by Liz and Catherine Blotner and is promoted as a “patient-run Twitter [...]

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