Online Community

BrainTumour.ca is the central hub of the online brain tumour community in Canada.

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Tools and Connections

In these online groups you will gain access to an active group of brain tumour patients, survivors, parents and other caregivers who are asking questions, answering your questions and sharing stories of hope and support.

Gain peer support in a safe, relaxed atmosphere from the comfort of your home. There are five online groups: a group for French language speakers, two groups for Caregivers (Western and Eastern Canada), and two groups for patients and survivors (Western and Eastern Canada)!

You can gain support and information about all things happening in the brain tumour community in Canada. These newsletters offer personal stories, information about advances in research, coming events, opportunities to learn, gain information and support and the many ways you can help. You can sign up to receive as many or as few of these communications as you wish.

Messages from our CEO, People of Note, Messages of Support, Friend Friday, all this and more can be found on our blog.

Third Party Social Media @BrainTumourFdn

  • Facebook page (official page for Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada)

Like us on Facebook to be in the first in the know about news and information for the brain tumour community. You'll find photos and opportunities to share your thoughts, insight and wisdom and to connect with others. We also have a French Facebook page.

We are connecting with survivors, caregivers, family and friends, advocates, health care professionals and all other supporters of the brain tumour community in Canada and around the world on Twitter. Join us there for discussion and information. You can also find other interesting brain tumour discussions on Twitter by searching the hashtags #braintumorthursday and #btsm (brain tumour social media)

Find our ever-growing collection of videos that aim to raise awareness about brain tumours and funds for research and patient programs. You can watch the videos and share them with family and friends and help the cause!

We've captured and shared our favourite moments. See what's going on our latest pictures.

Multiple boards for brain tumour awareness, hope and words for tough days.

Connecting people, learn about hiring and funding opportunities.

To learn more about the online brain tumour community, please contact:

Anne-Marie MacNeill
Online Community Engagement Associate
amacneill@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 ext. 234

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Upcoming Events

  • 18/Nov/2019: Virtual Support Group for Caregivers (Eastern Canada): Virtual Support Group for Caregivers (Eastern Canada)... Learn more >
  • 18/Nov/2019: Guelph Support Group: NOTE temporary location just for the November 2019 meeting. Usually meets... Learn more >
  • 18/Nov/2019: Mississauga Support Group: Meets at Westminster United Church, 4094 Tomken Rd., Mississauga, ON... Learn more >
  • 19/Nov/2019: North Bay Support Group: Meets at St. Luke's Catholic Elementary School, 225 Milani Road, North Bay.... Learn more >
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