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Brain Tumours: Leaving the Garden of Eden

A Survival Guide to Diagnosis, Learning the Basics, Getting Organized and Finding Your Medical Team
Author:
Paul M. Zeltzer (M.D.)
ISBN #: 0-9760170-0-5
Publisher: Shilysca Press

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Summary:
“The only patient-oriented guide book to translate the challenge of having a primary or metastatic brain tumour into practical, decision-making for the best possible treatment. It provides the context for book or web resources. This book is a model for anyone with a catastrophic illness who must navigate our complex and inefficient healthcare systems”   

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Piper's Story: a dream more precious than Olympic gold

Hi, I am Piper Gilles. You may know me as a world-famous ice dancer. I competed in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. I am a 7 time world team member and a 7 time Canadian medalist. But the title that means the most to me is far more personal. It’s that of daughter to my amazing mother Bonnie Gilles, who I lost to glioblastoma on May 27, 2018.

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