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midland , TX

Friday February 28, 2020 8:00am - Saturday February 29, 2020 11:30pm

Kansas City, MO

Friday February 28, 2020 9:00am - Sunday June 7, 2020 9:00am

Overland Park , KS

Wednesday March 4, 2020 5:30pm - 7:30pm

News

Orlando Legacy of Love Recipients

Feb 14, 2020

The Stevie Patrick Legacy of Love Award was created to honor a special caregiver, medical professional or supporter. The Legacy of Love award is easily defined by actions of integrity, encouragement, determination, and serving others, especially those in need. This deserving person must be a leader each day and also have the courage to smile in the midst of adversity. Here are the Legacy of Love recipients from the 3rd Annual Head for the Cure 5K - Orlando:  Legacy of Love Recipient: David Hilliard Nominated By: Dr. Nick Avgeropoulos "David an 1.png d I...

Advocacy Alert!

Feb 13, 2020

The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) is the leading brain tumor organization in advocating for public policy in support of brain tumor patients and their families.  Head for the Cure is asking for your help in sharing your voice on behalf of the brain tumor community and in support of two NBTS-led initiatives.  Breakdown Barriers to Clinical Trials How can you help? Contact your members of Congress and ask them to support the Clinical Treatment Act (H.R. 913), a bill that would guarantee coverage of the routine care costs of clinical trial participation for Medicaid enrollees with a...

Team Spotlight - The Great Huskini

Jan 27, 2020

We are lucky to have so many teams participating in the 3rd Annual Head for the Cure 5K – Orlando! The Great Huskini team participates to celebrate Paul Huskins’ story and courageous battle with a brain tumor. By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs for the brain tumor community. Learn more about The Great Huskini team below! Register Donate Today! The Great Huskini.png Paul Huskins went to the doctor in November of 2012 after suffering from constant headaches and “weird” feelings. An MRI determined that Paul had a...

Meet Ellen Smith - Grand Marshal for the Charleston 5K

Jan 26, 2020

We are so thrilled to announce that the Grand Marshal for the 4th annual Head for the Cure 5K - Charleston on Saturday, February 15th will be Ellen Smith! Many of you know Ellen from the Hollings Cancer Center. She has touched countless lives with her warmth, grace and comfort over the years. Ellen will officially start the race at 9 a.m.  You don't want to miss it! Register or Donate Today! Meet Ellen Smith! As an oncology nurse, I see first hand the effects of brain tumors on my patients, their families and caregivers. Brain tumors are very visible diseases. Whether it is a physical, mental...

Team Spotlight - Team Tanner

Jan 21, 2020

Each year, teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - Charleston. Team Tanner participates to celebrate Bobby Tanner's story and courageous battle with brain cancer. By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs to support the brain tumor community. Learn more about Team Tanner below! REGISTER OR DONATE TODAY!   Team Spotlight - Team Tanner.png This cause is extremely special to our team - our family - because we want to honor Bobby Tanner as well as others that we love that have fought this disease. We are doing...

Stick It to Brain Cancer!

Dec 30, 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, we want you to have another chance to Stick It to Brain Cancer! When you donate $500 or more to our year-end campaign, you'll be able to honor a loved one who has been impacted by a brain tumor. These decals will be placed on our trailer that travels to more than 25 different cities across the country. In 2018, Harry Campbell chose to honor his wife and her continued fight against her brain tumor.  Stick It to Brain Cancer Today! unnamed.png With a donation of $500 or more you will receive; a personalized decal to be...

Meet Head for the Cure Ambassador, Angela!

Dec 11, 2019

Meet Head for the Cure Ambassador, Angela Merkcle! She is a brain tumor survivor, and Omaha and Orlando 5K participant! Angela learned of Head for the Cure from her own Google search after diagnosis when she was looking for a place to find inspiration, information, and a way to now give back to something she felt deeply connected to. head for the cure ambassador (3).png ...

Meet Head for the Cure Ambassador, Anna!

Nov 21, 2019

Meet Head for the Cure Ambassador, Anna Blackwell! She is a brain tumor survivor, and North Texas 5K participant! Anna learned of Head for the Cure when she was speaking at an event four days before her surgery and a HFTC representative introduced her to our Foundation. head for the cure ambassador (1).png ...

Cleveland Team Spotlight - Team Deb's Grand Cru

Sep 17, 2019

Each year, teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - Cleveland.  Deb's Grand Cru rallies behind Deb O'Brian who was diagnosed with a Glioblastoma tumor. By participating in this event, you are helping to support brain tumor research and programs at The Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center at Cleveland Clinic. Read about Deb's strength and journey below!  Team Spotlight (9).png My world turned upside down the afternoon of Wednesday, January 23, 2019.  As a wine professional, I was setting up, pulling corks and starting...

Houston 5K Team Spotlight- Team Tom

Sep 17, 2019

Each year, many teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - Houston. Team Tom participated last year for the first time and Tom received one of the Keeping the Faith nominations! This October, they are participating in honor of him after he passed away from a Glioblastoma earlier this year. By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs to support the brain tumor community. Learn more about Team Tom! Team Spotlight (4).png "It was an ordinary day in June of 2017 as Tom and I left for work. An hour after we said...

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