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Guest Blog: The Powerful Platform Offered by National Brain Tumor Society

                    “It is very unlikely that you will not have a recurrence,” my neuro-oncologist said softly, leaning in to fold his hands together, interlocking his fingers, “but you have many positive prognostic indicators in your favor, including your age, IDH1 mutation status, and general good health.” […]

Guest Blog: Navigating the Brain Tumor Journey as Part of a Community

Nancy Cincotta is the Psychosocial Director, Camp Sunshine* at Sebago Lake. Regardless of where you are in life, a diagnosis of a brain tumor is daunting. You and your family may feel disconnected from the world you had previously been part of, and a new journey rapidly begins. Within the context of this new narrative, your […]

It IS Brain Surgery: Part II – A Patient Perspective

In Part I of this expert series on neurosurgery (brain surgery) we discussed the purpose of this series, and heard from a neurosurgeon about the basics of brain tumor surgery. Today, we hear from a patient that has experience how difficult this experience can be, but how the challenges can be overcome. It was during […]

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