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Category: Patient Support

Making a Difference on Glioblastoma Awareness Day 2021
Glioblastoma Awareness Day (GBM Day) is dedicated to increasing public awareness of glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive form of brain cancer.
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Battling a Brain Tumor: Through the Lens of the Caregiver
Brain cancer can impact the very fabric of one's existence, the role of caregiver to this patient population can be isolating and unimaginably difficult. In honor of National #FamilyCaregiversMonth, we're sharing the perspectives and advice of caregivers to give a voice to the many who have stepped into this selfless and sometimes forgotten role
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#BrainTumorTalk: Episode 2 Replay – Head for the Cure
Ivy Center Chief Operating Officer, Shwetal Mehta Ph.D., and Head for the Cure's executive director, Jenna Heilman teamed up on Instagram Live for the second episode in our #BrainTumorTalk series. Check out the replay here.
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Debunking Common Myths about Palliative Care
There are a variety of misconceptions when it comes to palliative care. Belinda Ordonez, is here to debunk the 10 most common myths and provide the truth behind each one.
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#BrainTumorTalk: Episode 1 Replay – Support for Patients and Caregivers
Ivy Center nurse navigator Jacki Garcia, and founder and president of Gray Matters Foundation, Lanette Veres teamed up on Instagram Live for the first episode in our #BrainTumorTalk series to discuss support and resources relevant to patients and caregivers.
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This is me: a patient’s journey to a GBM diagnosis
Randy Cordova, a long-time local entertainment journalist, details his personal journey with glioblastoma from diagnosis to finding his new normal.
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The Brain Tumor Community’s Unique Perspective During COVID-19
While the world is facing a global pandemic and adjusting to the new normal, brain cancer patients are going through...
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8 Apps For Your Mental and Physical Health
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has collectively had to shift our focus inward, both literally and...
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Advice For Caregivers, By Caregivers in Honor of National Caregivers Day
In honor of National Caregivers Day, we’ve assembled some words of wisdom for caregivers, by caregivers. We understand that until...
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