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Every day, 27 Canadians learn they have a brain tumour.

Reaching the 55,000 Canadians affected by a brain tumour is the mission of Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada and critical to this, is awareness about support, information, education and research.

Media across Canada are important partners in this effort as we work together to create meaningful and impactful stories that are important to your audience. We want to work with you to share information about this devastating disease, to promote the important support and information services offered, to talk about advances in research and provide opportunities for Canadians to get involved no matter where they live.

We can offer medical and research expertise as well as personal stories from communities across Canada. We also have television Public Service Announcements available.
Find recent stories about the organization in our 'In the News' section.

Please browse this section for further information and contact us to learn more.

To speak with someone directly, please contact:

Susan Marshall
Chief Executive Officer
smarshall@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 or 519-642-7755, ext. 222

 

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Featured Story

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 glioneuronal tumour, a type of tumour that little is known about and cannot be removed due to its location in her brain. This reality does not stop Stephanie from her tireless efforts to reduce the stigma of having a brain tumour. Learn why Stephanie is urging all Canadians to make every brain tumour count.

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Spotlight

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...

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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...

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Upcoming Events

  • 19/Aug/2019: Virtual Support Group for Caregivers (Eastern Canada): Virtual Support Group for Caregivers (Eastern Canada)... Learn more >
  • 20/Aug/2019: Groupe de soutien virtuel: Un groupe de soutien virtuel pour personnes touchées par une tumeur... Learn more >
  • 21/Aug/2019: Niagara Region Support Group: Meets at Wellspring Niagara, 3250 Schmon Parkway, Thorold, ON, L2V 4Y6... Learn more >
  • 26/Aug/2019: Greater Sudbury Support Group: Meets at The Parkside Centre, 140 Durham Street, Sudbury, Ontario... Learn more >
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