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And The Winner Is……

As you know, we, together with  Novocure have been running a Caregiver Nomination Contest for the last few weeks in honor of November being National Caregiver Awareness Month.  So, today the first day of this very important month, we’d like to announce our WINNER! Christi Estes  “Cancer may take my life…the assurance is that cancer saved my […]

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End Brain Cancer: Making Life-Saving Connections

End Brain Cancer: Making Life-Saving Connections

(Article posted in Cure Magazine on 8/17/16) Dellann Elliott Mydland wants to take the politics out of brain cancer research, and for a good reason: to produce more survivors of the disease. For nearly a decade and a half, Mydland, the founder and president of End Brain Cancer, has been working to connect patients, researchers […]

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Dellann Elliott Mydland to Speak at 2nd Annual Turning Point Conference, San Antonio, Texas

Dellann Elliott Mydland to Speak at 2nd Annual Turning Point Conference, San Antonio, Texas

  Dellann Elliott Mydland to Speak at 2nd Annual Turning Point Conference, San Antonio, Texas We are pleased to inform you that Dellann Elliott Mydland will be a featured speaker at a national brain tumor conference entitled “At a Turning Point: Novel Therapeutic Developments in Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) Research.” The conference precedes the Society for […]

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EndBrainCancer / Chris Elliott Fund Honored as Social Impact Innovator—Fast Pitch Awards Ceremony on October 27th

EndBrainCancer / Chris Elliott Fund Honored as Social Impact Innovator—Fast Pitch Awards Ceremony on October 27th

  EndBrainCancer / Chris Elliott Fund Honored as Social Impact Innovator—Fast Pitch Awards Ceremony on October 27th SVP Fast Pitch is the region’s premier competition igniting social innovation. This year, over 100 organizations applied and we are proud to report that  EndBrainCancer / Chris Elliott Fund made it as a quarterfinalist! SVP Fast Pitch is […]

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ChrisElliottFund Officially Re-launched as The EndBrainCancer Initiative

ChrisElliottFund Officially Re-launched as The EndBrainCancer Initiative

  Chris Elliott Fund Officially Re-launched as The EndBrainCancer Initiative The Chris Elliott Fund has officially re-launched in 2015 as the EndBrainCancer Initiative. Historically, our 501 (c)3 non-profit corporation has been associated with Christopher Stewart Elliott, co-founder, who himself bravely fought brain cancer and started the Fund with his wife, Dellann, before passing in 2002. […]

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CEF Founder Writes Article for CURE Magazine

It is with great pleasure that I accept this opportunity to write a piece for CURE. I am hopeful that this will be: Informative, insightful and inspirational Create expanded collaborative efforts Provide hope Encourage a change for patients diagnosed with an initial glioblastoma (GBM) brain tumor in the areas of initial diagnosis, initial surgery and a […]

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Paul Allen’s Impact on Brain Diseases in Washington State

As you know, Chris Elliott Fund’s goal, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is to provide IMMEDIATE ACCESS to advanced brain tumor/cancer treatment options through our no cost Patient Support Services Center and “Direct Connect” program which provides Education, Awareness, Advocacy and Research.  Simply put, our efforts lead to putting brain tumor patients into clinical trials and […]

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Teen Who Didn’t Want Chemo….My Thoughts As A Patient Advocate And A Mother.

I was asked to respond to the controversial issue of a Connecticut teen who was refusing treatment for her cancer and I’ve given it a lot of thought, not only as patient advocate but also as a mother. My personal belief, as discussed in the Brittany Maynard case, is that all should have access to the “Death […]