Virtual GBM Awareness Day

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Our #GBMDay programming highlights patients, caregivers, and luminaries in research and treatment who are working for a brighter future for those with glioblastoma.

Virtual GBM Awareness Day

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Our #GBMDay programming highlights patients, caregivers, and luminaries in research and treatment who are working for a brighter future for those with glioblastoma.

Come together to conquer and cure brain tumors—once and for all

We will not stop until we cast a national light on this devastating disease and conquer and cure GBM—once and for all. Join us for a day highlighting patients, caregivers, and luminaries in research and treatment who are working for a brighter future for those with a glioblastoma.

CONNECTIONS TO GBM

Join us to kick off #GBMDay with those affected by GBM and those championing innovation in research and treatments: patients, caregivers, members of Congress, medical providers, and researchers. Come together to hear some of the personal stories and experiences that drive our mission forward.


Research Updates:

CONQUER AND CURE GBM:
A PANEL DISCUSSION

Moderated by New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Eric Lipton, the virtual panel discussion will examine the state of GBM research — where we are, where we need to be, and what we need to get to cures. This candid discussion explores the reality of a GBM diagnosis and the challenges faced by patients, caregivers, and their health care providers.


Our GBM Day Panelists:

  • Dr. Susan Chang
    Director of the Division of Neuro-Oncology at University of California San Francisco; Director, UCSF Neuro-Oncology Gordon Murray Caregiver Program; Co-Director, Sheri Sobrato Brisson Brain Cancer Survivorship Program
  • Dr. Richard Pazdur
    Director of the FDA’s Oncology Center of Excellence
  • Dr. Ned Sharpless
    Director of the National Cancer Institute
  • Adam Hayden
    Patient, advocate, and member of the NBTS Board of Directors
  • David Gelles
    Former caregiver, senior broadcast producer of The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, and CNN’s executive producer of political programming


Ways To Support

WATCH #GBMDAY

We will not stop until we cast a national light on this devastating disease. Take action to propel research and treatments forward. Join our virtual GBM Day event and scientific summit, and get answers to your GBM questions.

RAISE AWARENESS

Shine a light on the realities of a GBM diagnosis. Share your story and show others that they are not alone. Spread the word on social media with GBM statistics and shareable graphics, and become an advocate.

MAKE A GIFT

Your support is critical to ensuring the urgent, unmet needs of the brain tumor community continue to be heard and addressed. When you make a one-time or sustaining gift to NBTS, you have an immediate impact on the important work underway to conquer and cure brain tumors—once and for all.

Our Partners

Thank you for joining us to shine a light on GBM.

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