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About the ABTA

Founded in 1973, the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) was the first national advocacy organization committed to funding brain tumor research and providing information and education to patients, caregivers, and their loved ones. For 50 years, the ABTA has been providing comprehensive resources that support the complex needs of brain tumor patients and caregivers, as well as the critical funding of research in the pursuit of breakthroughs in brain tumor diagnosis, treatment and care.

To learn more about the ABTA, download our brochure.

We’re dedicated to improving, extending, and saving lives.

The ABTA was founded by two moms determined to make a difference.

We’re grateful for our dedicated board and talented staff.

We’re proud to partner with leaders in the brain tumor community who help amplify our impact.

Our work directly impacts the lives of brain tumor patients, caregivers, and researchers.

Meet recipients of the Annual Joel A. Gingras, Jr. Award.


Read our latest announcements and press releases.

See how we’re putting donations to work to achieve our mission.

We’re proud of our mission-driven team and the impact we make.