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Choosing the Right Care Facility For Your Loved One: Part Two

This is Part Two of our Blog post regarding Choosing the Right Care Facility for Your Loved One.    We posted Part One on December 17th. We asked Abby Durr of SilverAge, LLC in Washington state,  five questions about important aspects to consider when choosing a care facility for your loved one.  The last three […]

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Choosing the Right Care Facility For Your Loved One: Part I

There have been many challenges over this past year of my own father’s Glioblastoma brain tumor diagnosis.  There are so many different topics to research and learn about when caring for your loved one.  Sometimes we are lucky enough to find someone who has done a lot of the research for us and can lead […]

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Everyone Can Make a Difference: 2 Volunteer Events & Amazing Results

  The Chris Elliott Fund is pleased to announce the success of two awareness and fundraising events for the Chris Elliott Fund in October, 2012. Florida based Turning Up the Heat on Brain Tumors and Tri-Cities, WA based Zombie Walk for Brain Cancer were made possible by 100% volunteer effort and support, and demonstrate the […]

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Turning the Dial on Brain Cancer: LIVESTRONG and Genentech Invite the Chris Elliott Fund to National Conference on Improving Cancer Research and Care

The Chris Elliott Fund’s (CEF) Dellann Elliott was one of 200 cancer advocates, doctors and survivors invited to attend a day of collaboration and brainstorming for the future of cancer care &research. This conference was created by Genentech and LIVESTRONG–two leaders in the fight against cancer–and hosted in Austin, Texas on October 18th 2012. An […]

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Family Caregivers Matter!

More than 65 million people in the United States provide care for chronically ill, disabled or aged family members or friends during any given year. Those 65 million people spend 20 hours a week providing that care. That care is valued at $375 bilion a year, which is almost twice as much as is spent […]

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Dennis & Linda’s Testimony

Aloha! In April of 2009, my wife, Linda, was diagnosed with Glioblastoma after undergoing a craniotomy in Honolulu. Living on Maui we had difficulty understanding treatment alternatives, consequences, and impacts of this cancer, and generally how to get the best possible care for her. In May of 2009, Linda’s cousin, Char Smick, referred us to […]

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TURNING UP THE HEAT ON BRAIN CANCER: Florida based Chili Cook-off Shows Coast-to-Coast Support for Seattle Based Chris Elliott Fund

This year marks the 5th Annual Turning Up the Heat on Brain Tumors Chili Cook-off to raise money for brain cancer patient support and research through the Chris Elliott Fund/The Elliott Foundation. The cook-off will be held at the Magnolia Plantation Golf Club in Lake Mary, Florida on Sunday, October 28th, 2012 from 4:30 to 6pm. […]

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Brains Matter Patient & Caregiver Education and Awareness Day provides HOPE for NW Brain Tumor Community!

September 21st provided a Day of HOPE, Education, and Awareness for the Northwest Brain Tumor Community. The Chris Elliott Fund/The Elliott Foundation, along with the support of Genentech and Novocure, held their 1st annual Brains Matter Patient and Caregiver Education and Awareness Day Conference at Gilda’s Club, Seattle, WA. The Guest Speakers for the conference […]