Stories of Courage and Hope

Personal stories of courage and hope exemplify what the brain tumour community is all about. No matter how you have been affected by a brain tumour, you will find stories that comfort and inspire.

Stories are shared in a variety of ways:

Hats Tribute           
                            
 
Your Stories. Written by you.      

  
                   
Stories of the movement


With the Hats Tribute you will be touched by the many people who have shared their special hat to showcase the reach of brain tumours.
 
This collection of personal stories have been written by brain tumour patients and survivors as well as their loved ones. They are personal perspectives on about how patients and families find strength and hope and stories of perseverance.                   These stories of patients, survivors, family and caregivers, share how they are involved in the organization and where their journey has taken them.                          

 

Thank You to everyone who has shared their story, your courage to share provides hope and support to others.

Share your story and share your experiences with others.

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Featured Story

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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Spotlight

Youth Education Award recipient update

This my update since completing University: Since being diagnosed with a brain tumour, life has not been easy for me; University was...

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Make every brain tumour count

Stephanie, a 38-year-old mother of twins has been diagnosed with an extremely rare and inoperable brain tumour - a rosette-forming...

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