Support Tools & Words of Wisdom

Find support on the journey with a brain tumour through the topics below. You can read the details, bookmark the page, and/or download pdfs of each Support Tool and Words of Wisdom to shared with others. 

The Support Tools are compiled by the Support Services team. You'll also find Words of Wisdom that are focused on sharing the insight and wisdom of those who have experienced the journey with a brain tumour. Please note that these tools are provided for information only and any questions should be directed to your doctor.

Support Tools

Words of Wisdom

Compiled from the words of patients, survivors, family and friends, 'Words of Wisdom' offers insight and support to anyone on the journey with a brain tumour. 

 

For more information about support on the journey with a brain tumour, please contact us:

Cheryl Bauer
Support Services Specialist
cbauer@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106/ 519-642-7755 ext.400

Todd Goold, RSW
Support Services Specialist
tgoold@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106/ 519-642-7755 ext. 237

 

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