Raise Awareness

Raising awareness about brain tumours and Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is critical to helping to reach the 55,000 Canadians living with a brain tumour.

Brain tumours are unpredictable and complex. Brain tumours don’t discriminate; they affect people of all ages and backgrounds. They can affect vision, hearing, memory, balance and mobility. Its effects are physical, emotional, financial, and last a lifetime. Lifting this burden for anyone affected is our goal.

Turn May Grey for Brain Tumour Awareness Month! Learn more.

We will also join people around the world by contributing to International Brain Tumour Awareness Week from October 20-27, 2018.

You can make an impact on brain tumours’ vast reach when you help to raise awareness about the disease and Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.  Join the Movement to End Brain Tumours!

The many ways you can raise awareness about brain tumours and Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada all year long:

For more information, contact:

Amy Mathias
Online Community Engagement Associate
amathias@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 or 519-642-7755, ext. 234

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  • 24/Sep/2018: Greater Sudbury Support Group: Meets at The Parkside Centre, 140 Durham Street, Sudbury, Ontario... Learn more >
  • 26/Sep/2018: Toronto Support Group: Meets at Wellspring Westerkirk House at Sunnybrook, Toronto, ON... Learn more >
  • 26/Sep/2018: Ottawa Support Group: Meets at the Maplesoft Centre at 1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa, ON.... Learn more >
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