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Sights & Sounds of Head to the Hill 2020 – News & Blog

More than 1,300 brain tumor advocates flooded Congress with 4,567 messages asking for increased funding for brain tumor research


National Brain Tumor Society’s Head to the Hill is the brain tumor community’s signature annual advocacy event. Normally, we unite with hundreds of volunteer brain tumor advocates — consisting of patients, survivors, caregivers, family, friends, clinicians, and researchers — in our nation’s capital and take to the halls of Congress on Capitol Hill. But ensuring the health and safety of our community and participants during the COVID-19 pandemic meant we had to turn this year’s event — held on Monday, May 4 — into the first-ever all-virtual Head to the Hill.

While there are a number of very compelling reasons for hosting Head to the Hill, annually, as a largely in-person gathering — chief among them, the experience of building in-depth and…

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