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A Deadly Intruder: My Fight Against Brain Cancer

Author: Gilles Cayouette (Glioblastoma-Multiforme Grade IV Patient) & Toby Cayouette 
Publisher: N/A
ISBN: N/A

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“This memoir is a highly personal and emotionally uncensored account of coming to terms with terminal illness. A passionate testament of the will to live and to love, A Deadly Intruder chronicles Cayouette’s physical and psychological transformation following his brain cancer diagnosis, imparting heartfelt wisdom to those coping with a similar affliction.”

Stella's Story: Fighting For Life Against A Malignant Brain Tumour

Author: Kay Loveland 
ISBN: 0-595-31960-2

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The Tumor: A Non-Legal Thriller

Author: John Grisham 
Publisher: Focused Ultrasound Foundation
ISBN: 978-1-4951-7940-2

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Do You Get It?

A Journey of a New Mom with Brain Cancer
Author: Lin-Pei De Souza
ISBN #: 978-1-4866-1412-7
Publisher:  Word Alive Press 
 
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Any expectant parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle can attest to the joy and excitement of first learning that a new arrival will soon be in their lives. But what happens when this excitement does a 180-degree turn a month before the baby’s due date? In Do You Get It?, a new mother and cancer survivor, Lin-Pei, shares her personal roller-coaster journey of healing and self-awareness. See how physical, spiritual, mental, social and psychological factors turn an unforeseen misfortune of dealing with a preterm baby and a terminal cancer diagnosis into a rewarding life worth living. This book offers a unique insight to those who have faced or know someone who is facing life-changing encounters, providing perspective and appreciation of the shock, struggle and pain of having multiple adverse events occur together.

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Pablo's Story: The real blessing in all of this

In 2010, Pablo found himself in the ER eight times within six weeks. Intense headaches, drastic weight loss, jaundice, dizziness, and lapses in time were repeatedly dismissed by doctors, but Pablo knew that something was very wrong. Choosing to advocate for his health when others might have given up, Pablo sought out the opinion of his family practitioner and his persistence may have, in fact, saved his life. An MRI revealed a grade IV atypical meningioma on Pablo’s brain.

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Catarina's Story: Crush Cushing’s

Brain Tumour Walk events bring people together. People like Catarina and Danielle, both survivors of pituitary tumours that caused...

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Where our footsteps lead...

We remain inspired by the bravery and perseverance of the brain tumour community, including kids like 6-year-old Joshua, who completed...

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