Stories of Courage and Hope

Personal stories of courage and hope exemplify what the brain tumour community is all about. No matter how you have been affected by a brain tumour, you will find stories that comfort and inspire.

Stories are shared in a variety of ways:

Hats Tribute           
                            
 
Your Stories. Written by you.      

  
                   
Stories of the movement


With the Hats Tribute you will be touched by the many people who have shared their special hat to showcase the reach of brain tumours.
 
This collection of personal stories have been written by brain tumour patients and survivors as well as their loved ones. They are personal perspectives on about how patients and families find strength and hope and stories of perseverance.                   These stories of patients, survivors, family and caregivers, share how they are involved in the organization and where their journey has taken them.                          

 

Thank You to everyone who has shared their story, your courage to share provides hope and support to others.

Share your story and share your experiences with others.

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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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Spotlight

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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