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News - Defeating Brain Cancer Step by Step

Omaha Physician Spotlight - Dr. Nicole Shonka

Jul 06, 2022

Head for the Cure exists to ignite hope within the brain cancer community while aiming to increase vital clinical research and patient programs. As our local beneficiary and member of the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative (BTTC), the University of Nebraska Medical Center greatly contributes to that mission. We would like to shine a light on one of those wonderful individuals, Dr. Nicole Shonka, Associate Professor in the Division of Oncology and Hematology, and get to know them a little better. Enjoy! Register and Donate Today! Physician Spotlight - Dr. Nicole Shonka ...

Honoring Little Owl's Memory

May 20, 2022

Head for the Cure - Partnership Report_5-6-22.jpg Head for the Cure Steps Up Head for the Cure has always supported all brain tumor patients and caregivers, no matter the circumstance, but we knew more could be done in our dedication to supporting the youngest fighters and thrivers.  As 2021 came to a close, we committed to focusing more of our time, energy, and funds raised in the fight against pediatric brain cancer. This includes expanding the resources available on Brains for the Cure Thanks to the generous support of our donors, Children’s Mercy Hospital (Kansas City, MO)...

St. Louis Physician Spotlight - Dr. Milan Chheda

May 18, 2022

Head for the Cure exists to ignite hope within the brain cancer community while aiming to increase vital clinical research and patient programs. As our local beneficiary and member of the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative (BTTC), Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital greatly contributes to that mission. We would like to shine a light on one of those wonderful individuals, Dr. Milan Chheda, Associate Professor and Director of Neuro-Oncology, Department of Medicine, and get to know them a little better. Enjoy! REGISTER AND DONATE TODAY! ...

Go Gray in May - Defeating Childhood Brain Cancer Step by Step

May 10, 2022

dr koschmann ggim.jpeg May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month and we want you to Go Gray in May! This year, every donation made to Head for the Cure during May will be matched in honor and memory of Gary Lichtenstein. He was diagnosed with brain cancer in March of 2003 and after a valiant battle passed away in October of the same year. Our goal this year is to raise $15,000 and with this generous matching donor, we could raise $30,000 for brain cancer research and programs! Funds raised through this year's Go Gray in May campaign will support an exciting project that continues to...

Salt Lake City Physician Spotlight - Dr. Randy Jensen

Apr 12, 2022

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Charleston Physician Spotlight - Dr. Scott Lindhorst

Feb 15, 2022

Head for the Cure exists to ignite hope within the brain cancer community while aiming to increase vital clinical research and patient programs. As our local beneficiary and member of the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative (BTTC), MUSC - Hollings Cancer Center greatly contributes to that mission. We would like to shine a light on one of those wonderful individuals Dr. Scott Lindhorst, Neuro-Oncology Physician, and get to know them a little better. Enjoy! REGISTER AND DONATE TODAY! Physician Spotlight - News Article.png ...

NC Triangle Physician Spotlight - Dr. Yasmeen Rauf

Feb 07, 2022

Head for the Cure exists to ignite hope within the brain cancer community while aiming to increase vital clinical research and patient programs. As our local beneficiary and member of the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative (BTTC), the UNC Brain Tumor Program greatly contributes to that mission. We would like to shine a light on one of those wonderful individuals Dr. Yasmeen Rauf, Interim Division Director of Neuro-Oncology, and get to know them a little better. Enjoy! Register and donate today! updated rauf spotlight.png ...

Release of "Rare Enough"

Feb 04, 2022

Each of us can remember all too well the first time we heard the words "brain cancer". For DJ Stewart, those words came after having a seizure during his first day of a new job. He couldn't have imagined what the next few years would bring, but now he's sharing his journey with the world to help others.  After his diagnosis, DJ held off on hearing his prognosis from his doctors and family. One day he asked his mom to share with him what the doctors said. In response to a devastating estimate of living only 18 months, he said "If I'm rare enough to get this, maybe I'm rare enough to beat it."...

Orlando Physician Spotlight - Dr. Nick

Jan 21, 2022

Meet Dr. Nicholas G. Avgeropoulos Head for the Cure exists to ignite hope within the brain cancer community while aiming to increase vital clinical research and patient programs. As our local beneficiary and member of the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative (BTTC), Orlando Health Cancer Institute greatly contributes to that mission. We would like to shine a light on one of those wonderful individuals Dr. Nicholas G. Avgeropoulos, Co-Director, Brain and Spine Tumor Program, and get to know them a little better. Enjoy! Register Donate Today! Physician Spotlight - Dr. Nick Orlando ...

Celebrate 20 Years of Head for the Cure!

Oct 14, 2021

20 year shirt Final-03.png For 20 years the mission of Head for the Cure has been to raise awareness and funding to inspire hope for the community of brain cancer patients, their families, friends, caregivers and other supporters, while celebrating their courage, spirit and energy.  To commemorate all the milestones and memories we are proud to offer this 20th Anniversary t-shirt available for a limited time only. Proceeds will continue our shared effort to defeat brain cancer step by step.   ...

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