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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

  • January 13, 2022

    NBTS Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Report: Q4 2021

    It can be hard to keep track of new 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 are many cl

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  • December 17, 2021

    Widely-available Drug May Benefit Glioblastoma Treatment

    Based on data from NBTS’s Defeat GBM Research Collaborative and with support from the Sharpe family, Dr. Paul Mischel (Stanford University) and his laboratory team found that the antidepressant drug, fluoxetine (common brand

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  • November 4, 2021

    Years of scientific progress lead to hope for glioblastoma patient

    With funding from the National Brain Tumor Society, Clark C. Chen, MD, PhD of the University of Minnesota is ready to start a clinical trial for a drug that is already showing early promise for a glio

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