My big brother, John, was diagnosed with a GBM on January 14, 2009. We should've known something was wrong, but he was single and lived alone.
My partner Dean and I went to Seattle to visit family for two weeks. The second day we were there, Dean had a seizure and at the hospital they found a tumor.
Our experience with brain cancer was short. My mom had been suffering with weakness in her right arm, the inability to write, and difficulty walking. Since she had polio as a child, and already had difficulty walking, nobody thought about a brain tumor.
My name is Jennifer and my husband has a cancerous brain tumor grade 3. This tumor had affected us in the worst way possible.........
As a young girl my dad taught me hope. He showed me how to survive in this world. He taught me how to fight for what I believed in and to follow my dreams; no matter how big or small - with dedication, passion, and courage they could be fulfilled.
Of Catherine’s four adult children, three were diagnosed with brain tumors.
It was 1993, close to Thanksgiving, when my little brother Darren was told he had a meningioma brain tumor.
In September of 2010, we learned that my husband of sixteen years had the "meanest tumor" according to the doctor.
My sister was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2004. She had seizures before but we had no idea what was happening.
Looking back, we all noticed strange things about her during the month before, but who in the world thinks it could be the absolute worst thing imaginable.
My father, Phil Hahn, was diagnosed with a GBM primary brain tumor on October 24, 2010 at the otherwise healthy age of 64. He lost his heroic battle on March 16, 2011, and we miss him terribly.
I was sitting in a meeting on April 27, 2007 day dreaming about the weekend and never imagining that one phone call would change it all. I went to my office after my meeting and had a voice mail from my dad, he said "Dr thinks I have a brain tumor, don't stress over it, it's no big deal."
My daughter was 24 years old when she was diagnosed with GBM. She had just returned from South Korea, where she was a soldier. She was beautiful, strong, but most of all she was loving and loved.
My mom was always a strong woman
It has been a little over 13 months and I think I miss my mom more and more each day.
After five brain surgeries, two seizures, over thirty nights together in the hospital, and at 21 years old, Mike still wakes up and ends the day with a smile on his face!
My sister was diagnosed in Feb 2003. She had surgery just a week before her birthday that year and died on my birthday in August 2004.
My husband of 35 years passed away July 15, 2011. I lost my best friend and the love of my life. He was only 61 years old.
My brother was diagnosed of brain tumour in the year 2000 and was operated immediately.
My mom became dizzy suddenly on June 17, 2011. Because of a minor history of Menierres (ear balance issue), there was no great concern immediately.