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The 4th Annual Head for the Cure 5K - Orlando is Going VIRTUAL!

Sep 17, 2020

Going Virtual Orlando 2021.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 4th Head for the Cure 5K - Orlando on Saturday, February 20th, has been re-envisioned as a VIRTUAL EVENT! Date: Saturday, February 20th Time: 9:00 a.m. EDTLocation: Facebook  YouTube! What Is A Virtual 5K?This interactive event brings the same unique elements of an in-person 5K online to celebrate and...

The 5th Annual Head for the Cure 5K - Charleston is Going VIRTUAL!

Sep 14, 2020

Virtual 5K Announcement - Charleston.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 5th Head for the Cure 5K - Charleston on Saturday, February 27th, has been re-envisioned as a VIRTUAL EVENT! Date: Saturday, February 27th Time: 9:00 a.m. EDTLocation: Facebook  YouTube! What Is A Virtual 5K?This interactive event brings the same unique elements of an in-person 5K online to...

Detroit Physician Spotlight - Meet Dr. Snyder!

Sep 01, 2020

The 7th annual Head for the Cure 5K Run/Walk - Detroit is only a month away on Sunday, October 4th!  We are proud to partner with the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center at Henry Ford Health System and their efforts to increase awareness while performing vital clinical research. Please take a moment to learn more about one of those dedicated physicians working to find a cure, Dr. James Snyder. REGISTER OR DONATE TODAY! Dr. Snyder 2018 Profile.png ...

Salt Lake City, Join Us for an Online Donation-Based Yoga Class!

Aug 27, 2020

SLC Yoga Class Graphic.png Join us for an online donation-based yoga class hosted by Mountain Yoga Sandy!  Mountain Yoga Sandy has generously donated this class in support of the Inaugural Head for the Cure - Utah Brain Tumor Alliance - UT Go Grey Virtual 5K! Make a donation of any amount to join us for an online all-levels yoga/stretch class hosted via Zoom!  If you are looking for a way to feel good in mind, body, and soul this is the experience for you! Come join us for a moderate practice with a delightful balance of strengthening and stretching yoga poses. This class is...

Detroit Physician Spotlight - Meet Dr. Walbert!

Aug 26, 2020

The 7th annual Head for the Cure 5K Run/Walk - Detroit is coming up on Sunday, October 4th on Facebook and YouTube!  We are proud to partner with the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center at Henry Ford Health System and their efforts to increase awareness while performing vital clinical research. Please take a moment to learn more about one of those dedicated physicians working to find a cure, Dr. Tobias Walbert. Register or Donate Today! Dr. Walbert ...

Head for the Cure Was Proud to Support Making May Brain Tumor Awareness Month in Ohio!

Aug 25, 2020

  State Rep. Jeff Crossman’s Brain Cancer Awareness Month bill signed into law   COLUMBUS—State Rep. Jeffrey A. Crossman’s (D- Parma) legislation, House Bill (HB) 230, was signed into law Tuesday. HB 230 would designate May as Brain Cancer Awareness Month.   “I am very pleased to have this important piece of legislation signed into law by Gov. DeWine,” said Crossman. “We needed HB 230 to help create awareness around brain cancer because this disease is most often quickly fatal—there simply aren’t many survivors to help advocate for more research—therefore, it’s...

Matt Anthony & Dr. John Boockvar Discuss GBM Awareness Day

Jul 22, 2020

Today marks the 2nd National GBM Awareness Day. This day is crucial to building awareness around this disease that is incredibly under-researched because of the lack of funding to support those efforts. Head for the Cure is honoring this day with an exclusive interview with our local beneficiary and featured physician in the Lenox Hill Netflix series, Dr. John Boockvar. Join Head for the Cure Founder and President, Matt Anthony as he and Dr. Boockvar discuss the importance of GBM Awareness Day and brain tumor research. Watch on Facebook or YouTube TONIGHT at 6 p.m. EST.  Facebook Live...

Meet Dr. Michael Salacz- Physician Spotlight Metro KC

Jul 21, 2020

Head for the Cure exists to inspire hope within the brain cancer community while performing to increase vital clinical research and programs. We are excited to partner with The University of Kansas Cancer Center for our 18th Annual Head for the Cure- Metro KC Virtual 5K and they greatly contribute to our mission! We would like to shine a light on one of those wonderful individuals there and get to know them a little better. Meet Dr. Michael Salacz and learn more about what he does!  Dr._Salacz_Spotlight_email.jpg REGISTER AND DONATE TODAY!   ...

Glioblastoma Awareness Day 2020

Jul 20, 2020

Glioblastoma Awareness Day will be on July 22nd this year! Led by the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), the brain tumor community has advocated for the resolutions H.Res.1004/S.Res.617 to designate July 22, 2020 as Glioblastoma Awareness Day. These resolutions were supported by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Martha McSally (R-AZ), Ed Markey (D-MA), and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and Representatives Brian Mast (R-FL), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and Jim Langevin (D-RI).  Join Head for the Cure and the ENTIRE brain tumor...

North Texas 5K Beneficiary Spotlight - UT Southwestern Medical Center

Jul 15, 2020

Your continued support of the 10th Annual Head for the Cure – North Texas Virtual 5K helps to serve our mission of igniting hope within the brain tumor community, while also raising funds for vital brain tumor research and programs. We are honored to work alongside our local beneficiary, UT Southwestern Medical Center, as funds raised will directly support the vital clinical trials and research being done at the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute! Learn more about the incredible work being done: "At UT Southwestern Medical Center, dedicated physicians, surgeons, and scientists...