As we welcome 2022, take a moment to recharge and take action along your brain tumor journey, whether to learn something new or get inspired and connected with others along a similar journey.
The ABTA is here to help and offer a range of opportunities to get involved and learn more. These are some upcoming opportunities ahead in 2022:
National Conference – Held Friday, Sept. 9 to Saturday, Sept. 10, the ABTA National Conference presents an unparalleled educational experience to engage, learn and connect. Held annually, join thousands of attendees to learn from the nation’s leading experts about the latest advances in brain tumor research, treatment, and care.
Patient & Family Meetings – Free virtual meetings that allow attendees to hear from experts on in-depth and targeted topics, including standard of care and clinical trials, methods to improve quality of life and invaluable resources in the community.
Here are our upcoming virtual meetings:
- January: Building Confidence in Your Treatment Decisions & Care
- February: Understanding Your Diagnosis Report
- April: Developments in Treating Malignant Brain Tumors
See more upcoming webinars and register on our website:
Get involved and connect with others with these community fundraising opportunities.
Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K / BT5K Your Way – In 2022, there will be several in-person events across the country and a virtual run/walk, where you can BT5K anyway, anyhow, anywhere.
- BT5K Tampa: Saturday, March 19
- BT5K Chicago: Saturday, April 30
- BT5K Michigan: Sunday, May 15
- BT5K Columbus: Saturday, June 4
- BT5K Virtual: Saturday, September 10
- BT5K Twin Cities: Saturday, October 8
Stay tuned for more BT5K run/walk announcements and register on our website!
Team ABTA – From people who’ve never run more than a mile to annual marathoners, Team ABTA members all have a common goal, to find a cure by raising funds for brain tumor research and patient programs.
2022 United Airlines NYC Half — Sunday, March 20
TD Five Boro Bike Ride — Sunday, May 1
2022 San Francisco Marathon — Sunday, July 24
2022 Bank of America Chicago Marathon — Sunday, October 9
Host Your Own Event – Organize your own event, personalize a tribute online or celebrate a special occasion. There’s no limit when it comes to fundraising ideas.