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Category: Patient Support

Brain Tumor Patient and Caregiver Education
No one should have to cope with a brain cancer diagnosis alone. While each person’s brain tumor experience is different,...
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Q&A: How to Manage Living with Cancer During the Holidays
The holiday season can invite unwelcome guests into your life, such as loneliness, stress and anxiety. In this NCI article, neuro-oncology care providers answered the most common questions they receive during the holidays.
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Glioblastoma Patient Defying the Odds Three Years After Diagnosis
Brain cancer survivor Dalton Riddle is defying the odds. He’s about to celebrate living three years with glioblastoma. For most, the average life expectancy after diagnosis is 12-15 months. Read his survivorship story and how he supports others facing a similar diagnosis.
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Brain Surgery Recovery – Four Tips for Faster Healing
Brain surgery recovery requires time and patience. While this time frame is different for everyone, you can support healing by using these brain recovery tips.
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Parents With Glioblastoma: A Daughter Shares Story of Mother’s Diagnosis
Finding out a parent has been diagnosed with glioblastoma can be overwhelming. Finding answers and support becomes top priority. Read about a daughter, her mom and their brain cancer story.
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Making a Difference on Glioblastoma Awareness Day 2022
Glioblastoma Awareness Day (GBM Day) is dedicated to increasing public awareness of glioblastoma brain cancer.
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Brain Cancer Survivor Is On A Mission To Support Others Living With The Disease
Lanette Veres, who was first diagnosed with brain cancer 24 years ago, knows the overwhelming sense of fear and isolation when faced with a brain tumor diagnosis. As the founder of the Gray Matters Foundation and the official support partner of the Ivy Brain Tumor Center at Barrow Neurological Institute, Lanette has made it her mission to support others facing the disease.
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Impact Brain Tumor Research With Donations
May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. It’s the perfect time to join the fight against brain cancer by creating your own fundraiser. Your family and friends can make an impactful brain tumor research donation in support of the Ivy Brain Tumor Center at Barrow.
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Going Coast to Coast for Brain Cancer Research
In honor of Nate and his courageous battle with GBM, Dr. Tedesco has decided to bike across the country to support the innovative research at the Ivy Brain Tumor Center at Barrow. Through his ride, Dr. Tedesco hopes to inspire others to do something to honor a loved one with brain cancer.
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Extending A Helping Paw: How Animal-Assisted Therapy Benefits Brain Tumor Patients
The comfort and unconditional love animals provide can be extremely soothing and healing, which is why animal-assisted therapy, particularly with dogs, is so popular for helping people cope with a variety of health conditions.
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