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A brain tumor diagnosis can be scary and overwhelming. Connecting to others is an important way to find information, support, and hope. This section on brain tumor support groups includes information to help you and/or your loved one find the support you need to stay strong.
Online Support Options
There are numerous online groups for support and information. An online search may also turn up other groups that are specific to your diagnosis or situation.
Talk with Another Survivor or Caregiver
Imerman Angels 1-on-1 Cancer Support carefully partners anyone seeking cancer support with someone similar - the same age, same gender, with the same type of cancer. Cancer caregivers also receive one-to-one connections with other caregivers and survivors. These one-to-one relationships inspire hope and offer the chance to ask personal questions and receive support from someone who is uniquely familiar with the experience. The service is absolutely free and helps anyone touched by any type of cancer, at any cancer stage level, at any age, living anywhere in the world.
Support for Young Adults
Knowing how best to support your children through this difficult time can seem daunting! We've put together this list of resources that can help guide you along the way.
Grief & Bereavement
The speed and suddenness of a brain tumor diagnosis can be utterly overwhelming for all involved. Normal routines, expectations, and hopes for the future are often put on hold. As you face difficult treatment decisions or learn to cope with frightening symptoms, you may feel as if you are just getting by on a day-to-day basis. The grieving process often begins at the time of diagnosis. Learn more about grief and bereavement.