Glioblastoma Awareness Day — July 17, 2019

Each year, more than 13,000 people are diagnosed with glioblastoma (GBM), the most common, complex, treatment-resistant, and deadliest type of brain cancer. Accounting for 47% of all primary malignant brain tumors, GBM can affect anyone, at any age, including children. Join us on July 17 as we come together to Honor & Act in support of the patients, families, and caregivers who have faced GBM — and raise the national consciousness about ALL Americans stake in finding a cure.

HONOR: Read Our Stories and Share Yours

GBM is a monster of a disease. It takes so much from those that are affected — patients, families, caregivers, and loved ones. In the face of a glioblastoma diagnosis, families rely on love, hope, and the promise that research is advancing toward a cure. Every patient and family is different, each with their own journey, but all deserve recognition and action to defeat GBM. On the first annual Glioblastoma Awareness Day in the United States, we ask you to take one day to honor these patients, those we’ve lost, and their families.

I am Living with GBM

Meet Laura Barber

I am a GBM Caregiver

Meet Whitney Hayden

ACT: How to Get Involved

Collectively, our impact is amplified. By engaging online, you can help to raise awareness of the urgent, unmet needs of the GBM community.

Test Your GBM Knowledge
Take the GBM Quiz
Take this quick “quiz” to see how much you already know (and learn what you might not) about GBM. When you finish, pledge to be, and stay, “GBM Aware,” and be entered to win a free NBTS tote bag.
Take the Quiz
Take a Shot Back to #DefeatGBM on #GBMDay
Take a Shot Back to #DefeatGBM
Take a Shot Back to #DefeatGBM by publishing a photo of yourself with the downloadable template stating why you are Taking a Shot Back to #DefeatGBM or who you are Taking a Shot Back for.
Take Your Shot
Show Your Support during #GBMDay
Use #GBMDay
We’ve put together this toolkit to provide you with all of the resources you need to participate in #GBMDay on social media.
Join Us!
Give Today
Give Today
The time to act is now. Make a gift today to support critical research with the potential to advance new treatments and change the future for patients and families facing GBM.
Give Now!

LEARN: GBM Awareness Day 7.17.19

Glioblastoma affects men, women, and children — people of any age, background, and walk of life. It does not discriminate on gender, socioeconomic status, region, age, or political party. On GBM Awareness Day, we invite you to learn more about this disease, and how NBTS is leading the charge to bring new treatments to patients faster