Maria Menounos, Emmy® Award-winning journalist, author and actress, joins the 2020 ABTA National Conference as Keynote Speaker to share her journey going from caregiver to brain tumor patient to survivor.
We are pleased to announce Priscilla Brastianos, MD as the recipient of the ABTA Joel A. Gingras Award for her commitment to the ABTA’s mission through her groundbreaking work and leadership in brain metastasis research. Dr. Brastianos will be awarded the ABTA’s highest honor at the 2020 ABTA National Conference.
Whether you walk, bike, rollerblade or push a stroller, anyone, anywhere can BT5K Your Way. Get inspired by three participants joining our nationwide event in creative and unique ways that celebrate their family, friends and loved ones impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis.
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with recurrent Anaplastic Astrocytoma, the STELLAR Study may be an option. It is a Phase 3 clinical trial currently enrolling in select sites across North America and Western Europe. To learn more please visit www.stellarstudy.com.
Wednesday, July 22 is the second annual GBM Awareness Day. Join us for the ABTA’s first online concert Rock for Research, and rally together for those impacted by a glioblastoma diagnosis and GBM research.
The largest brain tumor educational meeting is going virtual and offering a free live webcast, Friday, Sept. 11 and Saturday, Sept 12, 10 AM – 5 PM CT. Sessions cover topics for newly diagnosed, survivors and caregivers.
Come together, share experiences and amplify support for brain tumor research and the ABTA at the BT5K Your Way. New to our 5K events, participants will be able to connect with their team and others in the brain tumor community through a special mobile app.
The ABTA announces six recipients of our Medical Student Summer Fellowship grants. We’re investing in medical students to seed the field with future brain tumor physician-scientists.
Navigate the complexities of a brain tumor diagnosis and get answers on treatment options, insurance issues and more, through patient navigation services.
**Sponsored Content** GammaTile Therapy can eliminate the need for traditional repeat radiation treatments so patients with brain tumors can focus on what matters most—healing and getting back to their daily lives sooner. Learn more about GammaTile Therapy and what patients and physicians have to say about it.
ABTA’s partner, the Sontag Foundation, has established the COVID-19 Emergency Patient Assistance Fund, which provides financial support to patients affected with a brain tumor diagnosis or their caregivers who have been impacted by COVID-19. Applications are now being accepted.
Brain Tumor Awareness Month not only highlights the complex, evolving needs of patients, survivors and caregivers, but also showcases the impact of an unprecedented global pandemic on the ABTA. Learn more about how you can get “All in for ABTA.”
Albert Lai, MD, PhD is leading a UCLA research lab for primary brain tumors, including high grade gliomas and glioblastoma. But he credits the launch of his career with the ABTA. Learn how your donations can help jumpstart a brain tumor researcher’s career.
Dear Friends, Our brain tumor community is no stranger to navigating through the difficulties and uncertainty of life. And now, with
The ABTA and Dr. Milan Chheda addressed your concerns and questions about COVID-19 and its impact on the brain tumor community.
Fundraise Your Way to Support Brain Tumor Research and Programs A snowmobile race. Music festivals. Bowling tournaments. Weddings. Graduations. What do
The American Brain Tumor Association has awarded the 2019 Rubinstein Award to Nyle Almeida for his project, “Synaptogenic Glioma Cell Enrichment
American Brain Tumor Association and Uncle Kory Foundation Announce Partnership to Accelerate Brain Tumor Research
American Brain Tumor Association announces a new partnership with the Uncle Kory Foundation to accelerate brain tumor research. Through this partnership, the Uncle Kory Foundation will invest $100,000 in the ABTA research program to fund two glioblastoma research projects.