Our Research

Advance Research

We are working to drive research to better treatments, and ultimately a cure, as quickly as possible

From basic science to clinical trial designs, the National Brain Tumor Society partners with the world’s leaders in research, public policy, and clinical care to advance the understanding of brain tumors, expand the availability of new treatments, and drive the discovery of a cure. With targeted programs for both adult and pediatric brain tumors, as well as other strategic initiatives to improve access and approvals of newfound discoveries, we drive bold, innovative programs to ensure a brighter future.

Integrated Initiatives

Integrated Initiatives

Uniquely poised to drive change and progress throughout the drug discovery and development pipeline, our initiatives and programs further knowledge and deliver results to our community.

Our funding strategy

Our Funding Strategy

Driven by the needs of this community, we have funded more than $30 million dollars of promising and innovative research for both adults and pediatric brain tumors.

Research funding opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Our innovative funding models are designed to support rigorous scientific investigation and drive progress toward treatments and the discovery of a cure.

From the Blog

  • June 19, 2018

    Brain Tumor Facts & Figures, June 2018: Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer

    Our monthly series called “Brain Tumor Facts & Figures” will provide information and data that can help you in your advocacy, fundraising, and awareness-raising efforts by presenting statistics that can help convey

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  • June 14, 2018

    Potential Brain Tumor Treatments Entering the Pivotal Phase of Evaluation – June 2018

    A large, randomized, controlled Phase III clinical trial is traditionally the last, pivotal step in the evaluation of a potential new medicine before it is approved for use by all patients with the indicated disease. A year ago, the NBTS

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  • June 13, 2018

    NBTS Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Report: Q2 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 potentially participate in leading-edge clinical research. This report, generated by the

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