Support Tools & Words of Wisdom

Find support on the journey with a brain tumour through the topics below. You can read the details, bookmark the page, and/or download pdfs of each Support Tool and Words of Wisdom to shared with others. 

The Support Tools are compiled by the Support Services team. You'll also find Words of Wisdom that are focused on sharing the insight and wisdom of those who have experienced the journey with a brain tumour. Please note that these tools are provided for information only and any questions should be directed to your doctor.

Support Tools

Words of Wisdom

Compiled from the words of patients, survivors, family and friends, 'Words of Wisdom' offers insight and support to anyone on the journey with a brain tumour. 

For more information about support on the journey with a brain tumour, please contact us:

Cheryl Bauer
Support Services Specialist
cbauer@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106/ 519-642-7755 ext.400

Todd Goold, RSW
Support Services Specialist
tgoold@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106/ 519-642-7755 ext. 237

 

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Janet and Adam's Story: Beating the odds to share another birthday together

Turning the same age, on the same day as my husband, never gets old. They call us, Astro-Twins. According to many different sources, the odds were low that it would have lasted. His Auntie May discouraged it from the start saying, “You are both Sagittarians and should NOT be together.” My daughter Isobel did a quick calculation. Fun fact. In a group of 100 people there is a 2.8% chance of two people having the same birthday.

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Lawrence's Story: Be happy, live happy

Lawrence, a successful businessman, is not one to take a decline in memory lightly. Lawrence was in Winnipeg, at home on leave from his...

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Alicia's Story: You gotta laugh every day

It’s hard to capture an infectious giggle in words, but that’s exactly what you get when you speak to Alicia. Alicia is now 20 years...

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