It has been six years since diagnosis. I have dedicated my life to helping those going through cancer or caring for someone going through cancer. There is so much that a person like myself can do to help.
Corey is a young adult ependymoma survivor.
I thought I would share my story because it is one that has a happy ending, and shows that being persistent is important!
I have no doubt that I will be able to conquer this next surgery with the same faith in myself.
It was 1993, close to Thanksgiving, when my little brother Darren was told he had a meningioma brain tumor.
I was twelve years old when I was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor.
At the age of 24 I was living my childhood dream. I was approaching the end of a 2 year adventure in a developing country. At the end of the summer, I was busy getting ready for the new school year to begin. That's when my brain suddenly "snapped".
I'm 14 years old. I found out about three months ago that I had a brain tumor on the left side of the cerebellum.
On April 21, 2004, I was diagnosed with a maligmant brain tumor called an Anaplastic Astrocytoma Grade 3. I was only 19 and had my whole life ahead of me. It came to a quick stop when I found out.