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.

IBTA Summit Report 2015

The Second World Summit of Brain Tumour Patient Advocates Official Report is now available online.
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IBTA Magazine 2015

Copies of the 2015/2016 World Edition of Brain Tumour magazine are still available!
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OUR ALLIANCE

The IBTA Alliance

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

World Health Organisation updates central nervous system tumour classification

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[17 May 2016] The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published an updated classification of central nervous system tumours, setting a new standard for brain tumour research and communication between different…

IBTA e-News April 2016 out now

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[30 April 2016] The IBTA’s monthly e-News has now been released and has been emailed to all subscribers. Some of the highlights from the April issue include: Several leading figures in brain…

May 2016 marks the start of national Brain Tumor Awareness Week in the USA and Brain Cancer Action Week in Australia

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[29 April 2016] May is national Brain Tumor Awareness Month in the United States – a time when the brain tumour community comes together to raise public awareness of brain…

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 AND FOUNDATIONS:
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