brain cancer research

David Cook's American Idol Performance Proceeds to Fund Cancer Research

David Cook performed his song "Permanent" on the American Idol finale show. The live performance is now available for download on iTunes and all proceeds will benefit ABC2 to fund brain cancer research.
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Our Approach

to finding a cure for brain cancer

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure (ABC2) believes that a nimble, focused and aggressive entrepreneurial model will increase the number of therapies discovered and then enable those therapies to be more rapidly driven into the clinic. We provide researchers with the pivotal support they need to make critical breakthroughs. We fund novel translational research aimed at finding the fastest possible route to a cure.


for patients and the community

Be empowered: taking action and pushing for new therapies

Dr. Agus: "Our online video library provides information for patients and families on topics such as clinical trials and personalized medicine."


for researchers and collaboration

ABC2 invests in each stage of the therapeutic development pipeline. Our Pre-Clincial Screening Program breaks down barriers to entry, our Research Grants focuses on novel therapies, and our collaborations with industry allows us to bring the most promising treatments to patients quickly.

How You Can Help

join us in finding a cure

ABC2 understands that fighting brain cancer is a team effort. We seek to bring together those who care about advancing therapies for patients. As our name states, our mission is straightforward: to accelerate the development of treatments that will lead to a cure. In this effort your support plays a key role in getting us there.