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Advocate for policy

Fighting for more resources and new public policies to improve quality of life for all those affected

Ensuring better patient access to essential health care is critical to the needs of our community. Working alongside regulators and policymakers, we believe education is key to improving the lives of all those affected by brain tumors, and essential for change.

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Head to the Hill 2020

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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Advocacy tools

Become more informed about key public policy issues and learn how to educate your elected officials.

From the Blog

  • March 11, 2020

    Update on the Impact of COVID-19 and NBTS Events & Activities

    Updated: March 19, 2020 New Resource Added: COVID-19: What the Brain Tumor Community Needs to Know Dear Brain Tumor Community, Due to ongoing concerns related to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the U.S. Centers of

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  • February 19, 2020

    Glioblastoma Models Get Boost From Cutting-Edge Tech

    Laboratory models are the backbone of cancer research and the development of new medicines. Researchers use models to study the biology of tumors like glioblastoma (GBM), as well as for testing the potential safety and effecti

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  • February 10, 2020

    Defeat GBM Research Collaborative: Progress Report (2018-2019)

    Over the past five years, the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative has stood as a testament to the power of ideas, collaboration, and the philanthropic partnership between patient advocacy nonprofits like NBTS and a dedicated community of

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