Portland, July 27th, 2014. Nearly 1,000 people turned out for the Portland Brain Tumor Walk at Pioneer Courthouse Square. The Walk connected brain tumor survivors, patients, family members, caregivers, and friends for an inspiring, family-friendly day. The event raised more than $95,000, with proceeds going to the National Brain Tumor Society.
Nearly 700,000 people in the United States are living with a primary brain tumor and experts estimate 69,000 more people will be diagnosed this year. Individuals looking to support the brain tumor cause and help increase awareness beyond this event can take action by becoming an advocate, making a gift, hosting a community event, or sharing their personal experiences. Learn more at www.braintumor.org/takeaction
National Brain Tumor Society is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States. We are fiercely committed to finding better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for people living with a brain tumor today and those who will be diagnosed tomorrow. This means aggressively driving strategic research and advocating for public policies, which meet the critical needs of the brain tumor community. To learn more, visit www.braintumor.org