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Brain Cancer

Brain Cancer
This article is about the risk factors, symptoms, and treatment of brain cancer.
Brain Cancer
Matthew Zachary was anticipating a career as a concert pianist and composer, hoping to emulate great composers. A diagnosis of brain cancer altered those plans, but launched a different dream so big that it inspired an entire youth movement.
Brain CancerPatient Stories
Rowan McNelly ushers in a new reality with her cancer diagnosis as she deals with recovery.
Brain Cancer
Nancy Wheeler describes her son's experience with a brain tumor and how it effected the family.
Brain CancerPatient Stories
"What I remember clearly is that I was supposed to have only 14 to 18 months to live. That was about 6 years ago," says Melanie Kabo.
Brain CancerPatient Stories
Getting ready to start a new chapter in 2010, Chris Devero’s life took an unexpected turn when he learned he had astrocytoma. Read about the lifestyle changes he’s made after his diagnosis.
Brain CancerHero of HopeSupport Services
Hear how OurBrainBank app helps patients with glioblastoma manage their disease, provides valuable data for research, and links drug manufacturers to prospective participants for drug trials.
Brain CancerCancer FundraisingHero of Hope
Jessica Morris explains why it is important to fund research on rare cancers such as glioblastoma and how contributions to small nonprofits can have a powerful impact.
Brain CancerCancer FundraisingHero of Hope
Jessica Morris discusses how she finds the passion and energy to continue campaigning for the fight against brain cancer.
Brain CancerCaregiversHero of Hope
Jessica Morris reflects on the nurses and caregivers who have been with her during her illness. She remarks that patients should have empathy for their caregivers as well, as cancer affects everyone in the patient's community.
Brain CancerHero of HopeInfusion of Hope
2018 Hero of Hope Patient Award winner Jessica Morris talks about her commitment to living fully and embracing life, and encourages others to find hope in experiencing each day as it comes.
Brain CancerHero of Hope
Jessica Morris describes her feelings after learning she'd won the 2018 Hero of Hope Patient Award and discusses the nonprofit organization she founded for people with brain cancer.
Brain CancerPatient Stories
"What I remember clearly is that I was supposed to have only 14 to 18 months to live. That was about 6 years ago," says Melanie Kabo.
Brain CancerSurvivorship
Nate Loch’s attitude and demeanor shaped his approach to a life-threatening brain tumor, subsequent complications, and the prospects of a long recovery while serving as a reminder about the fragility of life.
Brain CancerSlideshows
View this slideshow to learn important facts about brain cancer, including statistics, causes and symptoms.
Brain CancerPatient Stories
After the shock of being diagnosed with advanced-stage brain cancer, oncology nurse Sherry Moore’s outlook on life and her approach to her patients changed profoundly. She also learned that it was okay to be happy, angry, sad, or scared, and that grief was fluid.
Patient AdvocacySurvivorshipBrain Cancer
Shortly after his college graduation, Danny Heinsohn’s world turned upside down when he learned he had a brain tumor. He shares his inspiring story of overcoming adversity and finding something to celebrate every day, even while dealing with cancer.
Brain CancerPatient StoriesPediatric Cancer
Teenagers often feel they are immune from cancer, says Ellen Chun, who was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer at age 18. Before her diagnosis she had many unexplained symptoms. Through cancer she learned to advocate for herself, an experience she shares to guide other young people facing cancer.
Brain Cancer
Here are the drugs and financial support services available to patients receiving treatment for Brain Cancer & Acromegaly.
Brain CancerSurvivorship
To deal with grade 3 astrocytoma, a type of brain cancer, Matt Newman turned to writing personal e-mails to his friends and family as a way of dealing with the challenges he was facing. He shares his insights on the life lessons he has learned.
Patient StoriesBrain Cancer
Jennifer Reginald chronicles how nagging headaches turned into a brain tumor diagnosis, and how she had different tumors removed on the same day, twice, but 32 years apart.
Brain CancerPatient StoriesPatient Advocacy
Jessica Morris was blindsided by her brain cancer diagnosis after hiking with friends and having a full-blown seizure. Frustrated by the lack of treatment options for and the short life expectancy associated with glioblastoma, she created the nonprofit organization OurBrainBank.

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