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Cleveland, OH

Wednesday April 21, 2021 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Online , MO

Wednesday April 21, 2021 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Houston, TX

Thursday April 22, 2021 6:00pm - 7:00pm

News - Defeating Brain Cancer Step by Step

Meet Dr. Tomas Garzon-Muvdi - UT Southwestern Medical Center

Mar 22, 2021

MEET DR. Tomas Garzon-Muvdi! 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), UT Southwestern Medical Center greatly contributes to that mission. We would like to shine a light on one of those wonderful individuals Tomas Garzon-Muvdi, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, and get to know him a little better! REGISTER AND DONATE TODAY! Dr. Tomas Garzon-Muvdi.png ...

An Update on COVID-19 from Executive Director, Jenna Heilman

Mar 04, 2021

  Despite the unimaginable challenges of 2020, the Head for the Cure Foundation continues to be inspired by the hope and joy that is ever-present in our community, which emboldens our work to build awareness, encourage fundraising, and inspire the same hope and joy to every person facing a brain tumor diagnosis.   We were able to collectively accomplish our impact this past year through our engaging virtual event platform. Our hope was that we would only have to adjust our platform for one year, but the unfortunate reality is that we find ourselves in an even more challenging time as safety...

Meet Dr. Kalil Abdullah - UT Southwestern Medical Center

Mar 01, 2021

MEET DR. Kalil Abdullah 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), UT Southwestern Medical Center greatly contributes to that mission. We would like to shine a light on one of those wonderful individuals Dr. Kalil Abdullah, Neurosurgeon and Scientist, and get to know him a little better! Register and Donate Today! Dr. Kalil Abdullah.png ...

Meet Dr. Toral Patel - UT Southwestern Medical Center

Feb 11, 2021

MEET DR. Toral Patel 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), UT Southwestern Medical Center greatly contributes to that mission. We would like to shine a light on one of those wonderful individuals Dr. Toral Patel, Attending Neurosurgeon, and get to know her a little better! Register and Donate Today! Dr. Toral Patel.png ...

#WorkoutWednesdays: How to Stay Resilient - North Texas

Feb 03, 2021

imageedit_2_6792784539.png Our 11th Annual Head for the Cure - North Texas Virtual 5K exists to build awareness, raise funds, and ignite hope for the Dallas brain cancer community. A part of the local planning team and Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach at FriscoFIT City Health, Gerryl Krillic is bringing back her #WorkoutWednesdays series to not only get you ready for the virtual 5K but for you to become the best version of yourself!  This week is all about mental health and how to stay resilient in a time that is ever-changing. Anyone who has had a loved one affected by...

Central Texas Survivor Spotlight - Laura T.

Jan 25, 2021

Did you know for malignant brain tumor patients, the five-year relative survival rate following diagnosis is 36%? Laura Towne has beaten those odds and is celebrating her five-year survivorship! Each year, her team #kickingcanceroutoftowne participates in the Head for the Cure 5K - Central Texas to celebrate Laura Towne and her courageous battle with brain cancer. By participating in this event, you are not only helping fund research and programs but also supporting survivors like Laura! Learn more about her incredible 5-year survivorship below! Don't Forget to Register and Donate Today!...

Meet Dr. Bradley Lega - UT Southwestern Medical Center

Jan 25, 2021

MEET DR. BRADLEY LEGA 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), UT Southwestern Medical Center greatly contributes to that mission. We would like to shine a light on one of those wonderful individuals Dr. Bradley Lega, Associate Professor, and get to know him a little better! Register and Donate Today! Dr. Bradley Lega.png ...

Make an Impact in 2021!

Jan 06, 2021

We can't thank you enough for your support throughout 2020! Your generosity helped raise nearly $2.2 million last year to support clinical research initiatives at our local beneficiaries and the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative, in addition to important programs including Brains for the Cure! As we continue our mission in 2021, we hope we can count on your support once again. Here's to an even more impactful year fighting for the brain tumor community! Make an Impact in 2021! Support Yourself or Others: Brains for the Cure is available to guide and connect patients, survivors,...

Meet Dr. David Cachia

Dec 03, 2020

Meet Dr. David Cachia 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. David Cachia, Associate Professor in Neuro-oncology, and get to know him a little better. Enjoy! Register Today! Physician Spotlight Dr. David Cachia - News Article.png ...

Columbus Community Meeting

Dec 01, 2020

Columbus Community Meeting Join Us For Our Columbus Community Meeting! During this meeting, we will be discussing the 4th Annual Head for the Cure 5K - Columbus! There will be opportunities to share ideas, ask questions and brainstorm on how we can best support the Columbus brain tumor community. We would love your input on how we can make the 2021 event truly special for the Columbus community. This meeting is open to all Columbus supporters!  Date: Wednesday, December 9th Time: 5:00 pm EST Meeting Information: We will be hosting this meeting via Zoom. If you haven't used...

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