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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 […]

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Death With Dignity?

Dellann just completed a compelling interview with Laura Martin from the award winning British documentary company Love Productions. They are putting together a documentary on “Death With Dignity”. As we all know, this is a very controversial law, accessible in only 3 states so far. Dellann’s viewpoint on this matter? “I personally believe all humans […]

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Another great year for the Brains Matter Awareness Auction & Celebration Luncheon

Every year the Chris Elliott Fund hosts the Brains Matter Awareness Auction & Celebration Luncheon during the month of May as part of National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. This May of 2013 marks the 3rd Annual event and we at CEF are celebrating another successful luncheon and year with our brain cancer and brain tumor […]

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CEF Honoring Kathi Goertzen at 3rd Annual Brains Matter Auction & Luncheon, Register Today!

This year we will be honoring Kathi Goertzen with the 2013 Inspiration Award at our 3rd Annual Luncheon. We hope you can join us for this special day of awareness and celebration. The Chris Elliott Fund has several signature events it hosts every year. One of the most exciting is our annual Brains Matter Celebration & […]

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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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1st Annual Brains Matter Patient and Caregiver Education and Awareness Day

September 21st, 2012 at Gilda’s Club, Seattle, WA 8-5pm (Social Hour from 5-6pm) We’ve been hard at work getting our Guest Speakers and all the details arranged for our 1st Annual Brains Matter Patient & Caregiver Education and Awareness Day on September 21st. We are so excited to be able to bring this opportunity to […]

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Caring for the Caregiver

Here’s a new blog from one of our guest bloggers, Stacie Beam-Bruce.  Stacie is the Chris Elliott Fund Integrative Care Specialist and assists in running our Integrative Patient Support Group at The Ben & Catherine Ivy Center.  Stacie’s blog is below, and thank you Stacie for taking the time to be our guest blogger for today: […]