The Neuro-Oncology department hosts several conferences and participates in a number of local events for the brain tumor community.
7th Annual Brain Power 5K
Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 - HEB Center at Cedar Park
The Brain Power 5K, 10K, Survivor Stride & Kids Run is Central Texas' Race Against Brain Cancer, funding brain cancer research, recognizing brain tumor survivors and remembering loved ones lost to this devastating disease. The 7th Annual Brain Power event is proud to benefit the Dr. Marnie Rose Foundation for Brain Cancer Research at MD Anderson Cancer Center as well as local efforts in our Central Texas brain tumor community.
5th Annual Head for the Cure Houston 5K
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 - Pearland Town Center
Head for the Cure works to inspire hope for the community of brain cancer patients, their families, friends, caregivers and other supporters, while celebrating their courage, spirit and energy. A portion of the proceeds from the Houston event support brain cancer research at MD Anderson.
Chordoma Community Conference
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 - MD Anderson
Join us for a day of learning as chordoma experts from MD Anderson help arm you with the resources and skills you need to navigate the unique challenges of living with chordoma. Chordoma Foundation conferences are great opportunities to meet others in the chordoma community, learn practical skills to manage your or your loved one’s disease, and help create a better future for everyone affected by chordoma.