Brain Cancer

When My Husband Was Diagnosed With Brain Cancer I Became a Caregiver

Heidi Wilk | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada Living
Heidi Wilk

Six years ago, my husband Matthew was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiform, the most common and deadliest of brain cancers. As Matthew's primary caregiver, I've come to recognize that coping in the face of a terminal illness is a learned skill, and sometimes it takes a lot of trial and error to figure out what works.

This Is NOT Good News About Cellphone Use And Cancer

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada Living

A new study out of Sweden indicates that talking on cellphones and even cordless phones can be related to a certain form of brain cancer. The study...

When it Comes to Brain Tumours, There Is Strength in Numbers

Marianne Lee | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Impact
Marianne Lee

When it comes to fighting brain tumours, having a strong and supportive team is the greatest weapon. I've been a social worker on the neurosurgery floor of a hospital for over 26 years. As one of the first people to have contact with a newly diagnosed brain tumour patient, I can attest that a strong network, a resilient team, is one of the greatest assets a patient, and their families, can equip themselves with as they begin this new chapter of their lives.

Dealing With My Mother-in-Law's Brain Tumour

Charity Gaspar | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada Living
Charity Gaspar

A brain tumour is a scary thing. You can't see it growing, you can't feel it growing. It hides behind your eyes and watches you live your life... waiting until someone notices something a little "off" about you. My mother-in-law had a malignant brain tumour. Everyone's experience with one is different. This is hers.

Toronto Father Seeks Access To Experimental Cancer Drug

CBC | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Living

A Toronto father of three is pleading with a drug company to give him an experimental drug to treat the cancer that has returned to his b...