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National Press Release: The EndBrainCancer Initiative Champions Changes to Standards of Care at its 7th Annual Brains Matter Dinner

National Press Release: The EndBrainCancer InitiativeChampions Changes to Standards of Care at its 7th Annual Brains Matter Dinner SEATTLE (PRWEB) MAY 30, 2018 On May 17th the EndBrainCancer Initiative’s 7th annual Brains Matter & Igniting Hope Celebration, Awareness and Fundraising Dinner was held in Bellevue, Washington near Seattle. In attendance were many brain cancer patients, survivors […]

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15 Years And Going…We’re Making An Impact!

For the last 15 YEARS we’ve had the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of Brain Cancer Patients and their families. As I’m writing today, I can’t help but reflect on one particular day.  Not the day that my late husband, Chris Elliott, and I started our brain tumor journey but the day that Chris and […]

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John Brace: Inspiration, Laughter, and the work of the End Brain Cancer Initiative

John Brace came into my life a mere three weeks after I had buried my husband, Chris, who died from Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) which was just six weeks after Chris and I had created the Chris Elliott Fund, now known as the End Brain Cancer Initiative. He was the first person I ever had the […]

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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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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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HOPE for Brain Cancer Patients

Do you ever have those really rare “Pinch Me Moments”?  Every once in a while, they DO HAPPEN.  Ever since last Friday AND Saturday the  15th, I have been kind of “skipping” over the last week because  I am just so  “Happy & Hopeful” for brain cancer patients.  Let me tell you why……. Most of […]