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Brain Tumours: Leaving the Garden of Eden

A Survival Guide to Diagnosis, Learning the Basics, Getting Organized and Finding Your Medical Team
Author:
Paul M. Zeltzer (M.D.)
ISBN #: 0-9760170-0-5
Publisher: Shilysca Press

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Summary:
“The only patient-oriented guide book to translate the challenge of having a primary or metastatic brain tumour into practical, decision-making for the best possible treatment. It provides the context for book or web resources. This book is a model for anyone with a catastrophic illness who must navigate our complex and inefficient healthcare systems”   

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Make every brain tumour count

Stephanie, a 38-year-old mother of twins has been diagnosed with an extremely rare and inoperable brain tumour - a rosette-forming glioneuronal tumour, a type of tumour that little is known about and cannot be removed due to its location in her brain. This reality does not stop Stephanie from her tireless efforts to reduce the stigma of having a brain tumour. Learn why Stephanie is urging all Canadians to make every brain tumour count.

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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...

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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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