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Guest Blog: Six weeks ago, I had surgery to remove a brain tumor

Six weeks ago, I had surgery to remove a large, surprise brain tumor. Now I’m a brain tumor advocate. A little over a month ago, I was at Disney World, not having a very good time. Which is weird, because I really like Disney – I’ve been five times. I was nauseous, with a nagging […]

#GivingTuesday is November 27

November 27 (edit: today!) is #GivingTuesday, the annual day of global giving to causes that help transform lives. And this year, PayPal and Facebook are matching up to $7 million raised on the Facebook platform from the start of the day. If you’re on Facebook, setting up a fundraiser has never been easier, or, potentially […]

#WhyNotDevin: Turning Pain into Hope for Families

Christine Suau shares the story of her son, Devin, and the nine months her family spent treating his brain tumor. She talks about the rallying of a country to the cause of curing DIPG with the #whynotdevin social media campaign, the cost of care, and doing more for brain tumor research and families facing this […]

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