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The stories of other brain tumor patients and loved ones can be a source of strength, comfort, and encouragement. Read a story or share your own story with the brain tumor community.

  • This past January 2017 a work colleague looked at me after our company’s Christmas break and said, “What’s wrong with your eye, its puffy?” I replied I probably ate something that triggered an allergic reaction. In February, after a bout of sinusitis, upon meeting... Read more...

  • Two years ago, my story starts. I was having ringing in my ear so I went to an ENT. Hearing was normal, so they thought it was allergies. Went back to a different ENT a few months later, hearing still fine, attributed the ringing... Read more...

  • My father, Leonard was diagnosed with glioblastoma (Stage IV) on January 20, 2016. Dad passed away in August. His struggle was long and grueling and came out of the blue. My dad was a proud 72 year old who worked part time at BJ’s... Read more...

  • I have put together a bit of “What to expect when you are having brain surgery” type of story. I had a craniotomy in December 2016 to remove a Grade I Meningioma about the size of a marble. I have never had seizures. Thank... Read more...

  • In 2009, I was having headaches so severe that one day I could not even lift my head off my pillow. I was able to call my mom and ask her if her migraines were ever that bad. She told me to go to... Read more...


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