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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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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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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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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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I Might Have The MOST Rewarding Job Ever!

Last Friday night, this thought was once again confirmed. The Chris Elliott Fund held its “2ndAnnual Patient, Caregiver & Partner Community Open House”.  Our Brain Tumor Patient Support Services & Call Center is open to the public all year long but we desire to make sure that the patients, their families, our community and our […]

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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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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 […]