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Powered by thousands of volunteer advocates, NBTS is leading advocacy resulting in public policy change to benefit the development of better treatments and improve access to better healthcare.

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Head to the Hill

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 an Advocate

As a volunteer advocate, you can help us educate policymakers on key issues and raise awareness of brain tumors.

From the Blog

  • October 8, 2021

    Advocacy in Action: Updates on the Childhood Cancer STAR Act and Childhood Cancer Data Initiative

    The Childhood Cancer STAR Act and Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) are major federal government-led initiatives that exist in part because of years of advocacy work by members of the brain tumor and childhood cancer

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  • October 5, 2021

    NBTS Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Report: Q3 2021

    It can be hard to keep track of new brain tumor clinical trial opportunities opening across the United States, especially as we continue to navigate the public health crisis created by the coronavirus (COVID-19). There

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  • July 15, 2021

    What You Need to Know About the New Updates to Brain Tumor Classifications and Grades

    The World Health Organization (WHO) sponsors a group of pathologists and clinicians who are experts in brain and spinal cord tumors to develop the criteria for how brain tumors are classified and graded. As the scientific field

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