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September 2015

6th Annual Spine Tumor Patient Education Conference

This free conference provides valuable information and support for spine tumor patients and caregivers. Conference highlights include expert presentations, expanded physicians Q&A panel, round table discussions, mini-consultations, comprehensive exhibitor hall and door prizes.

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

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Conference Program

October 2015

Head for the Cure 5K Run/Walk

The Head for the Cure 5K Run/Walk Houston benefits the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative (BTTC) and MD Anderson Cancer Center.  

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015
Pearland Town Center

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Clays for Cara

The Clays for Cara Sporting Clay Shoot Tournament raises funds for brain cancer research at MD Anderson through the Cara Ann Hobbs Endowment and provides support to families fighting cancer.

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015
Happy H Ranch

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  • 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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