Caregiver Corner

Caregivers have questions, fears and feelings of helplessness when someone they care about is diagnosed with a brain tumour. 
 
When you, as a caregiver, take good care of yourself, you can take better care of the patient!

Support and information services to help caregivers is available, including:

Hear from patients and caregivers about their experience on the brain tumour journey:

For more information about caregiver information and support, please contact us:

Toll-free, Canada-wide information and support line:
1-800-265-5106 or 519-642-7755
Monday through Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm (Eastern Standard Time)

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