Online Community

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

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Tools and Connections

You can gain support and information about all things happening in the brain tumour community in Canada with a variety of print and electronic newsletters available to you. 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.

In the Online Peer Support Centre, you gain access to an active group of brain tumour community message boards. Take a look around and listen to what other people affected by a brain tumour are talking about. Everyone is welcome to read along and learn from our message boards.

When you choose to join the Online Peer Support Centre, you can reply to message board postings and start your own discussions. Our message boards are a great place to ask and get answers to your questions, share your story and support others who are living with cancer. Sign up to join the conversation today.

You can also find the brain tumour community online with a variety of other tools including:

On the blog you can share your story and read and comment on the stories of others.

Thid Party Social Media

  • 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 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!

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

Amy Mathias
Digital Community Engagement Coordinator
amathias@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 ext. 234

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