Information Sheets

Ask the Expert information sheets feature answers to commonly asked questions on a range of brain tumour topics. From diagnosis and getting a second opinion, to recovery from surgery and integrating complementary medicine, Ask the Experts offer you insight and tips from leading health care professionals and allied support workers.

Please note that Ask the Experts are provided for information only and any questions should be directed to your doctor.

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Brain Tumour Types

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Treatment

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Medical Cannabis

Nutrition & Fitness

For Caregivers

For Parents

Causes or Potential Causes of Brain Tumours

Brain Tumours & Science 

Advance Care Planning, Supportive Care & Palliative Care

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All Information Sheets are provided for information purposes only, and do not represent advice, an endorsement or a recommendation, with respect to any product, service or business, and/or the claims and properties thereof, by Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. Always consult your health care team if you have questions about your medical care and treatments options.

You can suggest topics for upcoming Information Sheets by contacting:

Janic Gorayeb
Senior Health Information Specialist
jgorayeb@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 or 519-642-7755 ext 233

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