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A Deadly Intruder: My Fight Against Brain Cancer

Author: Gilles Cayouette (Glioblastoma-Multiforme Grade IV Patient) & Toby Cayouette 
Publisher: N/A
ISBN: N/A

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“This memoir is a highly personal and emotionally uncensored account of coming to terms with terminal illness. A passionate testament of the will to live and to love, A Deadly Intruder chronicles Cayouette’s physical and psychological transformation following his brain cancer diagnosis, imparting heartfelt wisdom to those coping with a similar affliction.”

Stella's Story: Fighting For Life Against A Malignant Brain Tumour

Author: Kay Loveland 
ISBN: 0-595-31960-2

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The Tumor: A Non-Legal Thriller

Author: John Grisham 
Publisher: Focused Ultrasound Foundation
ISBN: 978-1-4951-7940-2

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Do You Get It?

A Journey of a New Mom with Brain Cancer
Author: Lin-Pei De Souza
ISBN #: 978-1-4866-1412-7
Publisher:  Word Alive Press 
 
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Any expectant parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle can attest to the joy and excitement of first learning that a new arrival will soon be in their lives. But what happens when this excitement does a 180-degree turn a month before the baby’s due date? In Do You Get It?, a new mother and cancer survivor, Lin-Pei, shares her personal roller-coaster journey of healing and self-awareness. See how physical, spiritual, mental, social and psychological factors turn an unforeseen misfortune of dealing with a preterm baby and a terminal cancer diagnosis into a rewarding life worth living. This book offers a unique insight to those who have faced or know someone who is facing life-changing encounters, providing perspective and appreciation of the shock, struggle and pain of having multiple adverse events occur together.

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Doug's Adventure

I am Doug, I have brain cancer; I am told it is terminal, but the “good” kind of terminal. I can assure you that receiving that news was not as good as I think the people telling me thought it would be. But I choose never to define myself with negatives or problems so I will begin again; Hi, my name is Doug, a current defending two-time world rowing champion. That sounds better. Here is just a small summary of my adventure last year.

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Kathy's Volunteer Profile

Kathy shares her story of volunteering for Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada as part of National Volunteer Week. “I am proud and happy...

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Sara: Team Fight like a Girl

Sara’s brain tumour diagnosis came during Thanksgiving weekend 2014 when doctors discovered a golf-ball-sized tumour on her right...

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