Brain Tumours 101

If you are new to the world of brain tumours, you are probably hearing a lot of new language and terms.

Brain Tumours 101 information is a good place to start learning about brain tumours. This information is from the Patient Resource Handbook, which has been compiled with the support, guidance, and expertise of medical professionals and volunteers from across Canada.

You can explore the following topics:

You can also view this information as a presentation (opens a pdf).

To learn more about all the programs and services available to you, order a complete Information Package here.

To learn more, you can contact:

Janic Gorayeb
Senior Health Information Specialist
jgorayeb@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 or 519-642-7755 ext 233

 Note: Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada cannot and does not provide specific medical advice, a second opinion, or referrals to physicians or specialists or ongoing case management/therapy.
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