Support Tools & Words of Wisdom

Find support on the journey with a brain tumour through the topics below. You can read the details, bookmark the page, and/or download pdfs of each Support Tool and Words of Wisdom to shared with others. 

The Support Tools are compiled by the Support Services team. You'll also find Words of Wisdom that are focused on sharing the insight and wisdom of those who have experienced the journey with a brain tumour. Please note that these tools are provided for information only and any questions should be directed to your doctor.

Support Tools

Words of Wisdom

Compiled from the words of patients, survivors, family and friends, 'Words of Wisdom' offers insight and support to anyone on the journey with a brain tumour. 

 

For more information about support on the journey with a brain tumour, please contact us:

Cheryl Bauer
Support Services Specialist
cbauer@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106/ 519-642-7755 ext.400

Todd Goold, RSW
Support Services Specialist
tgoold@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106/ 519-642-7755 ext. 237

 

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Featured Story

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 was not as good as I think the people telling me thought it would be. But I choose never to define myself with negatives or problems so I will begin again; Hi, my name is Doug, a current defending two-time world rowing champion. That sounds better. Here is just a small summary of my adventure last year.

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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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Sara: Team Fight like a Girl

Sara’s brain tumour diagnosis came during Thanksgiving weekend 2014 when doctors discovered a golf-ball-sized tumour on her right...

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