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Events

August 2014

5th Annual Spine Tumor Patient Education Conference 
A conference addressing the needs of spine tumor patients 
August 15, 2014
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

September 2014

 4th Annual Brain Power 5K
Central Texas' Race Against Brain Cancer
September 7, 2014
Cedar Park Center
2100 Avenue of the Stars
Cedar Park, Texas 78613
 

2nd Annual Head for the Cure Houston 5K
A 5K Walk/Run raising awareness and funds for brain cancer research
September 13, 2014
Pearland Town Center
11200 Broadway St.
Pearland, TX 77584

October 2014

 
Fifth Annual Clays for Cara  
A sporting clays tournament, dinner, live music and live and silent auctions to raise money for brain cancer research
October 4, 2014
Kerrville, TX

November 2014

 
Walk by Faith 5K Walk/Race
A 5K Run/Walk that funds pediatric brain tumor research as well as provide financial assistance to families who need help caring for their sick child 
Sunday, November 9, 2014
TBA

March 2015

 
Curefest 2015
A music festival fundraiser that supports brain cancer research
March 28, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Humble Civic Arena

April 2015

 
Together in Hope
April 24-26, 2015
TBA

Highlights

  • Together in Hope

    Together in Hope is a conference for brain tumor cancer patients and their families that occurs every two years.

    This year's event was held on August 9-11, 2013. The next conference will be in 2015, stay tuned for more information!

  • Together in Hope
    The 2013 Together in Hope conference updated brain tumor patients and their families on the newest research on  causes and treatment of brain tumors, as well as strategies for dealing with issues faced by brain tumor patients, their loved ones and their caregivers.
  • Together in Hope

    Check-in at the 2013 Together in Hope Conference held in August. The next conference will be in 2015. 

  • HFTC

    The inaugural Head for the Cure Houston race off to a great start! 

  • HFTC

    Kenneth Aldape, M.D., Chas Haynes of SNO/CERN, Mark Gilbert, M.D., and Terri Armstrong, Ph.D, at the inaugural Head for the Cure Houston race on Sunday, October 13, 2013. 

  • HFTC

    Kristin Odom of MD Anderson/BTTC/CERN with Matt Anthony, Founder of Head for the Cure.

  • HFTC

    Dr. Alfred Yung, Department Chair of Neuro-Oncology at MD Anderson with Dr. Suyun Huang, Department of Neurosurgery-Research volunteering at Head for the Cure Houston 2013. 


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