Because it is Brain Tumor Awareness Month I’ve decided to go outside of my comfort zone and share a very personal aspect of my life for the first time publicly.
When one of the Drs introduced herself as a neurologist my worst fears had come true she told me Briana had a tumor on her brain stem.
I beat my tumor for 10 yrs.
by Richard S
Educate yourself and become your own greatest advocate. Don't quit before the miracle happens!
A week ago I was diagnosed with two brain tumors.
My name is Jennifer and my husband has a cancerous brain tumor grade 3. This tumor had affected us in the worst way possible.........
For weeks that little voice inside me told me something was wrong!
by Chadwick "Chavi"
In August of 2008 I was jumped by my former band. I was taken to the hospital for trauma to the head. After they ran a CT scan and then an MRI du to some abnormalities. They found a Pineal Brain Tumor
I was diagnosed with a golf ball sized acoustic neuroma when I was 22. I was terrified until I found an AMAZING surgeon. Dr. Robert Martuza at Mass General in Boston saved my life
You browse the local section of a newspaper & see numerous obituaries written using the phrase, “they lost their battle with cancer”. It’s hard to imagine how anyone that passed away from cancer could've won the battle. Is it even possible?
My husband was diagnose May, 2009 and is still here.
I was waiting on a customer when I became dizzy. I blew it off. A few minutes more it happened again, but stronger. I had to leave the floor and sit down. The manager of the store offered to take me to Suburban Hospital. There they gave me a CT scan and diagnosed a brain tumor
I am the daughter of the strongest woman I know. In April 2005, my mother was diagnosed with Glioblastoma Grade IV.
My son, Michael, was diagnosed at age 13 with an astrocytoma (brain tumor). He suddenly got ill on June 12, 2004. His tumor ruptured while he slept.
This is my story about how I found out that I had a brain tumor.
My sister was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2004. She had seizures before but we had no idea what was happening.
If you ask Floretta Connally what she had wished for this New Year she'll tell you nothing because her wish had already come true 13 years ago
April 28, 2012, Paul, Janet, Stephen (11), and Alex (7) celebrate Paul's 11 years as a survivor of brain cancer.
On December 19th, 2007, my life changed forever.
In 2003, I had a cyst in the third ventricle which had enlarged, so it was blocking the spinal fluid flow into my brain
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