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.

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Featured Story

Make every brain tumour count

Stephanie, a 38-year-old mother of twins has been diagnosed with an extremely rare and inoperable brain tumour - a rosette-forming glioneuronal tumour, a type of tumour that little is known about and cannot be removed due to its location in her brain. This reality does not stop Stephanie from her tireless efforts to reduce the stigma of having a brain tumour. Learn why Stephanie is urging all Canadians to make every brain tumour count.

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Spotlight

Piper's Story: a dream more precious than Olympic gold

Hi, I am Piper Gilles. You may know me as a world-famous ice dancer. I competed in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. I am a 7...

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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...

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  • 19/Aug/2019: Virtual Support Group for Caregivers (Eastern Canada): Virtual Support Group for Caregivers (Eastern Canada)... Learn more >
  • 20/Aug/2019: Groupe de soutien virtuel: Un groupe de soutien virtuel pour personnes touchées par une tumeur... Learn more >
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