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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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Head to the Hill 2018

Head to the Hill is the National Brain Tumor Society’s annual advocacy event in which volunteer advocates bring their voices to Washington, DC to speak for the brain tumor community.

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

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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