Advocate For Change

Advocate for policy

Fighting for more resources and new public policies to improve quality of life for all those affected

Ensuring better patient access to essential health care is critical to the needs of our community. Working alongside regulators and policymakers, we believe education is key to improving the lives of all those affected by brain tumors, and essential for change.



Let your voice be heard – join us and take action on critical issues affecting the brain tumor community today.


Head to the Hill 2016

On May 2 – 3, 2016, more than 285 advocates from 39 states brought their voices to Washington DC to speak for the brain tumor community.


Advocacy tools

Become more informed about key public policy issues and learn how to educate your elected officials.

From the Blog

  • October 21, 2016

    The Cancer Moonshot is Ready for Liftoff


    On Monday, October 17, 2016, the White House released the final report of theCancer Moonshot Task Force during a special event in Washington, D.C. The report consists of detailed findings and recommendations aimed at accelerating our un

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  • October 19, 2016

    Glioblastomas Are Addicted to Cholesterol – Can Breaking Their Dependency Stop These Tumors?


    Quick Summary: Defeat GBM-funded research finds that depriving tumor cells of cholesterol may be a useful clinical strategy to treat glioblastoma The brain contains more cholesterol than any other organ, a

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  • October 17, 2016

    10 Key Takeaways from the 2016 National Brain Tumor Society Scientific Summit


    National Brain Tumor Society hosted its Annual Scientific Summit on Thursday, September 29, 2016, convening experts from some of the world’s top brain tumor research labs; leading brain tumor clinical cen

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