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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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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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