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.

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TAKE ACTION NOW

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

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Head to the Hill 2017

On May 8 – 9 2017, more than 300 advocates from 39 states will bring their voices to Washington DC to speak for the brain tumor community.

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From the Blog

  • April 27, 2017

    From the CEO’s Desk: In the Fight Against Brain Tumors, Teamwork is Everything

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    As NBTS gets ready for Brain Tumor Awareness Month (BTAM) in May, I’m excited about the theme we’ve chosen for this year’s iteration of BTAM: BTAM = BTeAM. Beyond the clever play on the traditiona

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  • April 25, 2017

    Brain Tumor Research Highlights: April 2017

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    See March’s Brain Tumor Research Highlights, here. Over the years, NBTS has given more than $35 million to brain tumor research projects. We’re very proud of the impact this funding has made in advancing the neuro-

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  • April 20, 2017

    A Brain Tumor Journey, Part III: The Conclusion – Relief, Recovery, and Redemption

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    What follows is the third and concluding chapter of a brain tumor journey, told in her own words, by survivor, Sarah Vannatta. See Part I, HERE and Part II, HERE.  A few days after my surgery,

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