May is National Brain Tumor Month

factsaboutbtinusThis year, nearly 70,000 new, primary brain tumor diagnoses will be made in the U.S. alone. My daughter is one of this number. Your support of the National Brain Tumor Society will drive cutting edge research and bring us closer to a cure.

At the American Association for Cancer Research’s (AACR) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.  on April 6 through 10, 2013, Dr. Markus D. Siegelin, M.D. was named the 2013 recipient of the AACR-National Brain Tumor Society Career Development Award for Translational Brain Tumor Research.

Blog readers can contribute to toward finding the cure by:

Donating to the National Brain Tumor Society,

or participating in various NBTS fundraising events:

One can also volunteer with NBTS and or become an advocate.

By clicking the links below, you can visit NBTS financial and insurance information, view their expansive link library of brain tumor resources, find information about joining an online support community.

A brain tumor diagnosis can be scary and overwhelming. Connecting to others is an important way to find information, support, and hope. This section on brain tumor support groups includes information to help you and/or your loved one find the support you need to stay strong.