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.

Brain Tumor Awareness Month

Brain Tumor Awareness Month

May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Check out these other opportunities to get involved: participate in our community chat about brain tumors, a call-in day to Congress, and our online awareness campaign, #BTVoice.

From the Blog

  1. April 11, 2014

    Recently in Brain Tumor Research…

    …A round-up of recent news important to the brain tumor community New Revelations on Relationship Between Low- and High-grade Gliomas A comprehensive genomic analysis of low-grade gliomas (grade II and III astrocytomas, oligodendrogliomas, and mixed gliomas) of The Cancer Genome Atlas brain tumor studies found that low-grade gliomas can be sorted into three categories based [...]

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  2. March 31, 2014

    Reasons to Run: Brooke Howitt, MD, competes in the Boston Marathon to fight brain tumors

    On Patriots Day, April 21, 2014, runners from across the globe will compete in the annual Boston Marathon, one of the most renowned running competitions in the world. This year, the National Brain Tumor Society was fortunate enough to receive a number from the town of Newton, and we are excited to provide our number [...]

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  3. March 27, 2014

    Project Impact Gets to Work: Removing Barriers to Pediatric Cancer Treatments

    The choice of when to push change in a broken system, “depends largely on timing, opportunity, and the leverage of the people initiating the change,[1]” according to popular theories in system change. Moreover, to achieve systems change leaders must, “bring people addressing parts of the problem around the same table,” and by “…inviting new people [...]

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