Advocacy and Awareness

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Turn your passion into action and help the American Brain Tumor Association achieve our mission. Our advocates are not only patients, but family members, friends, caregivers, and doctors who want to make their voices heard. There is so much you can do to get involved! Here are some examples:


Follow us on Facebook and Twitter

The American Brain Tumor Association has a Facebook page at with daily updates about brain tumor news, events, patient services updates and much more.  "Like" our page to stay up to date on the latest in brain tumor advancements.


You can also follow us on Twitter at


Mark Your Calendar for Brain Tumor Awareness Month

May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month and you can do so much to help raise awareness throughout the month. The ABTA will be kicking off this campaign with a host of national awareness initiatives and activities - and you can help us reach your local community too. Whether it is making a donation in honor of a woman you love for Mother’s Day, participating in one of our Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K Run & Walks, or holding your own fundraiser or awareness event, anyway you choose to show your support is critically important.


Wear Your Gray in May

Gray is the color of Brain Tumor Awareness and you can wear your gray in any way you want! Wear it during the day by hosting a "Gray Day at work." Wear it online by turning your Facebook profile picture gray. Or wear it just about anywhere by purchasing our gray pins and bracelets at the ABTA Shop. This May, let others know that you support the brain tumor community.


Celebrate National Family Caregivers Month in November

Whether giving or receiving, this November show your support for the caregiving community. Caregivers provide care to family, friends, neighbors and loved ones and we want to show our support and gratitude. You can help by raising awareness of family caregiver issues, celebrating their tremendous efforts, and educating your community on the importance of caregivers in your life and the lives of others.


The ABTA is proud to be a member of NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders)