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Events

Join us for a Walk, Ride or Freeze

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.

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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.

Summit

Scientific Summit

The National Brain Tumor Scientific Summit begins with a highly interactive day, bringing together renowned leaders from all aspects of the brain tumor field to engage in robust, problem-solving dialog. Together we will address the critical challenges and opportunities for advancing brain tumor research, share progress, explore emerging opportunities and challenges, and build strong and diverse partnerships to fast-track new discoveries toward treatments and a cure.

Lend your voice

Head to the Hill

Each year, we encourage advocates from all 50 states to attend Head to the Hill, so that each and every state is represented and so all Members of Congress can meet with and learn about the issues that face the brain tumor community. In 2017, 38 states and the District of Columbia were represented at Head to the Hill. Please Save the Date for next year’s Head to the Hill, which will take place on May 7 & 8, 2018 in Washington, DC.

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National Gray Gala

The Gray Gala is National Brain Tumor Society’s premier event of 2018, and will serve as an important time to celebrate all the terrific progress being made in brain tumor research and drug development, honor leaders in the field and community, and raise much needed awareness for this cause.

From the Blog

  • October 15, 2018

    [Guest Blog] Endure4aCure: Brain Surgeon Becomes an “Ironman” to Support Patients

    On July 22nd, Evan Winograd, a sixth-year neurosurgery resident who also does brain tumor research, completed the infamous “Ironman” challenge in Lake Placid, NY, as part of NBTS’ new Gray Nation Endurance progra

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  • October 11, 2018

    NBTS Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Report: Q3 2018

    New brain tumor clinical trials open around the country all the time, and it can be hard for patients and care-partners to keep track of new opportunities to consider participation in leading-edge clinical research. This report, generated

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  • October 10, 2018

    Guest Blog: How to Talk to Your Kids About Cancer

    As a father with an aggressive brain cancer, I’ve opted against elaborate metaphors and in favor of candid speech when talking about cancer with my children. In May 2016, I underwent an awake craniotomy to remove a large primary tumor from my b

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