30 Years of Impact

Thanks to the generosity donors and the determination of volunteers across Canada, thousands of brain tumour patients have found hope and support since 1982. Below are just a few of things accomplished since Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada begin in 1982.

  • Funded over 100 brain tumour research projects
  • Developed the world-leading Brain Tumour Patient Handbooks
  • Built a support and education network across Canada for patients and families

Watch for your copy of the BrainStorm Newsletter in mid-March (and this space) for a more complete list of 30 Things Learned in 30 Years.

Thank you to the brain tumour community for being pillars of support on the journey to find the cause of and cure for brain tumours.

Because of your gifts, we will change the future of brain tumour treatment and research.



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