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100 Questions & Answers About Brain Tumours 2nd Edition

Author: Virginia Stark-Vance, MD, M. L. Dubay
ISBN #: 978-0-7637-6054-0
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers

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Empower Yourself! Whether you're a newly diagnosed brain tumour patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers support and guidance. The Second Edition of 100 Questions & Answers About Brain Tumours continues the successful doctor-patient collaboration, providing authoritative, practical answers to your questions regarding diagnostic testing, treatment options, clinical trials, and much more. Dr. Stark-Vance and M.L. Dubay discuss the latest brain tumour therapies, including the new anti-angiogenesis drugs and brain tumour vaccines. New illustrations throughout, from pathology to PET scans, help you gain a clearer understanding of how brain tumours differ and what makes these differences important in making treatment decisions. 100 Questions & Answers About Brain Tumours, Second Edition is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease  

Serendipity

An Uplifting and Practical Guide for Anyone Battling a Brain Tumour
Author: Peggy  Prichard Ross
ISBN #: 0-595-40727-7
Publisher: iUniverse, Inc

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Multiple strategies for coping with brain cancer treatments and the unexpected joy you can find through fighting cancer.  Includes information on Brain Biopsies, Radiation, Emergency Surgery, Stereotactic radio-surgery, Chemotherapy, Nutrition, Exercise, Managing Seizures, Coping with Headaches, Visualization and Finding Joy

The Tumor: A Non-Legal Thriller

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

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Brain Tumour Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

Author: Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research & Information
ISBN-13: 978-0-9899740-0-4 - 9th Edition
Both eighth and ninth editions available

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An up-to-date and essential guide to  Tools for getting organized Understanding brain tumors Your medical team Surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy treatments Insurance management 

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Piper's Story: a dream more precious than Olympic gold

Hi, I am Piper Gilles. You may know me as a world-famous ice dancer. I competed in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. I am a 7 time world team member and a 7 time Canadian medalist. But the title that means the most to me is far more personal. It’s that of daughter to my amazing mother Bonnie Gilles, who I lost to glioblastoma on May 27, 2018.

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Doug's Adventure

I am Doug, I have brain cancer; I am told it is terminal, but the “good” kind of terminal. I can assure you that receiving that news...

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Kathy's Volunteer Profile

Kathy shares her story of volunteering for Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada as part of National Volunteer Week. “I am proud and happy...

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