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Wednesday March 3, 2021 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Raleigh, NC

Thursday March 4, 2021 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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Thursday March 4, 2021 6:00pm - 7:00pm

News - Defeating Brain Cancer Step by Step

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...

Ian Kennedy & Family Present $75K to HFTC

Nov 30, 2020

The Kennedy Family Starts the Season of Giving to Help Defeat Brain Cancer   Ian Kennedy and his wife Allison are excited to present the Head for the Cure Foundation (HFTC) with a $75,000 donation as a part of their “K’s for a Cause” program to HFTC Founder and President, Matt Anthony and hosted by Fox 4’s John Holt. The check presentation will be a part of the #GivingTuesday celebration on Tuesday, December 1st premiered on HFTC’s Facebook and YouTube at 4 p.m. CST.   In early August Ian Kennedy and his wife Allison announced their new initiative “K’s for a Cause.” During...

The 9th Annual Head for the Cure 5K - Central Texas is Going VIRTUAL!

Nov 17, 2020

imageedit_1_7931997225.png Join us for our next run! As we navigate this ever-changing environment Head for the Cure wants to ensure the health and safety of our participants, especially our survivors who we run and walk for, and celebrate during our event. Our 9th Head for the Cure 5K - Central Texas on Sunday, April 11th, has been re-envisioned as a VIRTUAL EVENT! Date: Sunday, April 11th Time: 8:00 a.m. CDTLocation: Facebook  YouTube! What Is A Virtual 5K?This interactive event brings the same unique elements of an in-person 5K online to celebrate and remember our...

Orlando Physician Spotlight - Dr. Nick

Nov 04, 2020

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 Today! Dr. Nick Spotlight.png ...

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