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Defeating
Brain Cancer
Step by Step

Our run/walk events are a great way to support the fight against brain cancer.

You can give the gift of hope. Donate to fund research.

Upcoming Events

2024 Southern California 5K

El Dorado Nature Preserve 7550 E Spring St, Long Beach, CA 90815

Tour De Bier

The Liberty Memorial – 2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO

2024 San Diego 5K

Tecolote Shores South (1740 E Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109)
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Forest Park, The Muny Top Lot #1 Theatre Dr. 63112 Saint Louis , MO United States

June 23, 2024 8:00 am

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The Liberty Memorial - 2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO

June 30, 2024 8:00 am

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Marymoor Park 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE 98052 Redmond , WA United States

July 13, 2024 9:00 am

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Meet Brains for the Cure

Advocacy, Education, and Connection Resources For the Brain Tumor Community

Brains for the Cure provides advice, stories, and resources, in collaboration with doctors, patients, and caregivers, for every step of the brain tumor journey. 

Community Recognitions

Honoring those we've lost, patients & survivors, caregivers, and healthcare personnel at our 5K run/walk events and beyond.

Zachary Alexander - In Memoriam

IN REMEMBRANCE

Zachary Alexander

Zachary was diagnosed at the age of 5 with choroid plexus brain cancer.
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KEEPING THE FAITH

Stephen Kuryla

A 20 year survivor, Stephen has the best attitude to continue to live life to the fullest.
Nasima Ahmed - Legacy of Love

LEGACY OF LOVE

Nasima Ahmed

From the moment we learned of our dad's diagnosis, our mom committed her life to doing...

HEALTHCARE HERO

Carissa Grande

Have you ever met someone who makes you feel happy just by being around them?

Join Your Path to Hope: Patient & Caregiver Resource

We are thrilled to announce the launch of Join Your Path to Hope, a groundbreaking resource for patients and caregivers navigating the challenges of a brain tumor diagnosis. We’re excited to introduce this invaluable resource built on our patient and caregiver online platform, Brains for the Cure, offering personalized guidance and resources for every step of your brain tumor journey.

Recent News

As we've entered 2024 filled with hope and determination, we find great joy in sharing the accomplishments and impact of Head for the Cure throughout 2023....
Today, on GBM Awareness Day, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our new podcast, "Rare Enough," hosted by GBM Survivor and Head for the Cure Community Outreach Coordinator,...
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...

Rare Enough Podcast

In 2019 doctors diagnosed DJ Stewart with a Grade 4 Glioblastoma, telling him he likely had less than a year to live. Today DJ, his wife Erin, and their two dogs travel the USA in an RV, searching for inspiring people to share their stories, to help others ignite hope, and live an epic life. Listen along as their share their journey.

Rare Enough Podcast

In 2019 doctors diagnosed DJ Stewart with a Grade 4 Glioblastoma, telling him he likely had less than a year to live. Today DJ, his wife Erin, and their two dogs travel the USA in an RV, searching for inspiring people to share their stories, to help others ignite hope, and live an epic life. Listen along as their share their journey.

Our Mission

Head for the Cure inspires hope for the community of brain cancer patients, their families, friends, caregivers and other supporters, while celebrating their courage, spirit and energy.

Building Awareness

This disease is not widely known and needs advancements in treatments to help patients.

Raising Funds

Our 5K run/walk events and other fundraising events and campaigns directly support clinical research and programs.

Igniting Hope

No one should feel like they are fighting a brain tumor alone.

Give the gift of hope

Make a donation to Head for the Cure today.

Your dollars directly support brain cancer research, patients & caregiver resources, and brain tumor programs, education, and initiatives.