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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 […]

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Caregiver Testimony: A Sister’s Journey

Jerry Dunaway’s Story, Part 3 Codi is a brain cancer warrior and offering her experience to the Chris Elliott Fund blog. She is a patient advocate for her brother Jerry Dunaway who at 29 years old was diagnosed with Glioblastoma brain cancer. Please join us and follow her story and experience as a patient advocate […]

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Webinar: FREE Information on Financial and Insurance Resources for Patients

At Chris Elliott Fund, we try and find new ways to reach out to the brain tumor community far and wide. So we started something new this year and it’s been a great success: our Brains Matter Webinar Series. These free webinars bring together the brain tumor community and specialists to engage on topics that our […]

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Webinar: FREE Information on Financial and Insurance Resources for Patients

At the Chris Elliott Fund, we try and find new ways to reach out to the brain tumor community far and wide. So we started something new this year and it’s been a great success: our Brains Matter Webinar Series. These free webinars bring together the brain tumor community and specialists to engage on topics that […]