ADVOCACY, AWARENESS-RAISING AND INFORMATION

The International Brain Tumour Alliance (IBTA) is a unique global network for brain tumour patient and carer groups around the world. We work alongside, and represent, members of our community – including researchers, scientists, clinicians, nurses and allied healthcare professionals – to engage in advocacy, to raise awareness and to share information.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

The IBTA Exhibits at Trends in CNS Malignancies Conference in Istanbul

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[7 April 2015] The IBTA exhibited at the EORTC-EANO-ESMO Trends in Central Nervous System Malignancies conference in Istanbul, Turkey, on 27-28 March 2015.

Walk Around The World Reaches Record Total

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[5 March 2015] We are delighted to announce that the 2014 Walk Around The World For Brain Tumours campaign amassed a record total of 322,527 miles (519,057 km) which is equivalent to walking 13 times around the globe at the equator.

28 February 2015 is Rare Disease Day

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[27 February 2015] The IBTA is once again supporting Rare Disease Day which takes place on Saturday 28 February 2015. The theme of this year’s campaign is “Living with a Rare Disease”.

Advocacy

We collaborate with government agencies, health professional and cancer organisations, pharmaceutical companies, clinicians and research institutes and patient advocacy organisations around the world.
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Awareness-raising

We strive for wider public recognition of the unique challenges patients with this devastating disease and their families face.
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Information

We publish a monthly e-News with items of interest to the international brain tumour community. We also publish a major annual magazine called Brain Tumour which is sent for free to recipients in 110 countries.
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Events and conferences

We maintain a constantly updated list of major regional, national and international neuro
oncology conferences and other meetings relevant to brain tumours.
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Clinical trials

We maintain a list of key online clinical trial portals to help patients and carers locate clinical trial centres and understand criteria for joining a brain tumour trial.
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Ways you can support us

We would love to hear from you if you’d like to join our Alliance, help promote the IBTA, become a corporate sponsor, learn more about an awareness-raising event or make a donation.
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THE IBTA IS GRATEFUL TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE DONATED FUNDS,
INCLUDING GRANTS FROM THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES:
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