Our Events

Events

Join us for a Walk, Race, 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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National Brain Tumor Ride

National Brain Tumor Ride

The National Brain Tumor Ride community will come together on May 15, 2022 to raise awareness and funds to support the needs of brain tumor patients and their families. Now there are three ways to participate: in person for our 10mi, 25mi, 40mi, 62mi routes around picturesque New England, plan your own ride in your community, or participate virtually with us!

Spring & Summer 2022 Events

Spring & Summer 2022 Events

Planning is underway to resume in-person events early next year. Our team is adhering closely to CDC recommendations and guidelines and will adjust our plans as needed to ensure the safety of our community is our top priority. Find an event near you or join an event as a virtual participant.

Lend your voice

Head to the Hill

Each year, we encourage advocates from across the country to attend Head to the Hill to learn about the issues that face the brain tumor community and meet with Members of Congress to tell their story and the importance of continued funding for brain tumor research. Despite COVID, the event continues to grow stronger each year, including 2020 where we had record-setting participation from all 50 states.

Gray Nation Endurance

Gray Nation Endurance

Join the National Brain Tumor Society’s Gray Nation by selecting a race or endurance activity of your choice to celebrate a survivor, pay tribute to a family member or friend who battled a brain tumor, or make an overall difference in the fight against brain tumors. Fundraise and participate in your race or activity as an individual or get a team together to create a deeper impact.

From the Blog

  • June 28, 2022

    New Treatment Approved for Certain Glioma Patients

    On June 22, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval to a new treatment combination that will now be available as an option for certain brain tumor patients. The FDA approved the combination of two oral drugs called dabrafenib (brand name: Tafinlar) and trametinib (brand name: Mekinist) for the treatment of […]

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  • May 27, 2022

    Guest Blog: Living with a Brain Tumor

    This Gray May, we come together to amplify the voices of the brain tumor community and highlight the extraordinary challenges and extraordinary hope that are familiar to us all. In honor of Brain Tumor Awareness Mont

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  • May 20, 2022

    NBTS Program Helps Patients and Care Partners Navigate the Brain Tumor Experience

    Headshot of Mary Lovely, Patient Navigator

    In moments of crisis and uncertainty, members of the brain tumor community reach out to the National Brain Tumor Society’s Personalized Support and Navigation Program. This team e

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