Advance Research

Advance Research

We are working to drive research to better treatments, and ultimately a cure, as quickly as possible

From basic science to clinical trial designs, the National Brain Tumor Society partners with the world’s leaders in research, public policy, and clinical care to advance the understanding of brain tumors, expand the availability of new treatments, and drive the discovery of a cure. With targeted programs for both adult and pediatric brain tumors, as well as other strategic initiatives to improve access and approvals of newfound discoveries, we drive bold, innovative programs to ensure a brighter future.

Integrated Initiatives

Integrated Initiatives

Uniquely poised to drive change and progress throughout the drug discovery and development pipeline, our initiatives and programs further knowledge and deliver results to our community.

Our funding strategy

Our Funding Strategy

Driven by the needs of this community, we have funded more than $30 million dollars of promising and innovative research for both adults and pediatric brain tumors.

Research funding opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Our innovative funding models are designed to support rigorous scientific investigation and drive progress toward treatments and the discovery of a cure.

From the Blog

  1. May 24, 2018

    Brain Tumor Facts & Figures, May 2018: Incidence, Mortality, and Survival in 2018

    Our monthly series called “Brain Tumor Facts & Figures” will provide information and data that can help you in your advocacy, fundraising, and awareness-raising efforts by presenting statistics that can help convey the difficult realities our community is up against. These can be used to make a case for support to your members of Congress, […]

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  2. May 23, 2018

    Guest Blog: How am I going to survive when my husband is gone?

    How was I going to survive when my husband was dead? This was something I never in my wildest dreams considered having to contemplate. Yet here I was. My Andrew was slipping away following a massive seizure brought on by his brain cancer. And I was told by his doctors to say my goodbyes. How […]

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  3. May 22, 2018

    First-of-its-kind Briefing for Congress on Glioblastoma

    On the heels of our annual advocacy day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Head to the Hill, where we bring volunteers from across the country to speak with members of Congress about the policies and bills that the brain tumor community would like to see policymakers support, National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) held a […]

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