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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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Lawrence, a successful businessman, is not one to take a decline in memory lightly. Lawrence was in Winnipeg, at home on leave from his job in New York City when he had his first seizure. “I couldn’t remember names; my cat, my brother, my parents. It would last half an hour at a time.” He went to his doctor, who told him that as he’d just turned 50, he would likely experience memory decline.

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