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We are building a nation-wide team of brain tumour patients, survivors, caregivers and family members who want to speak out about this unique community’s needs, barriers and priorities.

If you are willing to send a letter or an email to the government, share your experience with a treatment or medication, or help in other ways to make change for patients and families, we need you. Maybe you want to take one of these steps or maybe you want to do them all. If you want to help advocacy efforts, passion is all you need – no contribution is too small.

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada works with volunteer advocates from across Canada to make change that will result in better treatments and better quality of life for the 27 Canadians diagnosed every day with a brain tumour. Through public policy, we are fighting to:

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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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Upcoming Events

  • 26/Sep/2017: Groupe de soutien virtuel: Un groupe de soutien virtuel pour personnes touchées par une tumeur... Learn more >
  • 27/Sep/2017: Toronto Support Group: Meets at Wellspring Westerkirk House at Sunnybrook, Toronto, ON... Learn more >
  • 27/Sep/2017: Ottawa Support Group: Meets at the Maplesoft Centre at 1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa, ON.... Learn more >
  • 28/Sep/2017: Virtual Support Group East: Virtual Support Group for Eastern Canada... Learn more >
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