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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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Yaron's Story: 15 years of Hope

Our heartfelt congratulations to Yaron as he reaches a milestone; 15 years on the brain tumour journey! Read his story in his words and see how he is bringing hope to others: This February 23, 2019, it will have been 15 years since I collapsed in a grand mal seizure and was subsequently diagnosed with Glioblastoma (GBM). It’s been quite the adventure since the last time I shared my story...

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Aaron's Story: I refuse to sink

In the summer of 2017, while at work, I had my first episode of what I would now call vertigo or double vision. It was something I've...

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Avery's Adventures and Accomplishments Part II

Five years. It has been five years since Avery was first diagnosed with her unfriendly brain tumour, the Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma...

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