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We are the largest patient advocacy program in the U.S. committed to curing brain tumors.

Policy Agenda Become an Advocate

Powered by thousands of volunteer advocates, we ensure the brain tumor community’s needs are reflected in national medical research and health care policy decision making.

Policy Agenda

Through our policy agenda, we are advancing brain tumor research, facilitating the development of treatments, and fighting for a better quality of life for patients.

Become an Advocate

Your voice matters. You can help amplify the impact of the NBTS mission and urge policymakers to address the critical issues affecting the brain tumor community by becoming an advocate today.

363 Participants

attended Head to the Hill 2023, NBTS’s signature advocacy event

8,300+ Messages

were sent to Congress from brain tumor advocates in 2023

258 Advocates

from 36 states took part in 160+ meetings with legislators in fall 2023

$3.25 Billion

in appropriations for programs that support brain tumor research over the past decade thanks to advocacy efforts

Head to the Hill – Spring (In Person)

Head to the Hill is NBTS’s signature advocacy event. This annual in-person event gives advocates the chance to meet with representatives in person in D.C. during Brain Tumor Awareness Month.

Head to the Hill – Fall (Virtual)

This annual virtual event is an opportunity to hold online meetings with policy makers and advocate for the brain tumor community.

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