When I learned three weeks ago that Brittany Maynard, a resident of Oregon, had terminal brain cancer and had planned to exercise her right-to-die, the only thing that stopped me from jumping in my car and driving down from Seattle was my work load and work travel. You see, although I am a very compassionate person and do […]
Dellann Elliott Mydland, President & CEO of the Chris Elliott Fund, was recently featured on Clear Channel Seattle’s KUBE 93 FM and Sports Radio KJR 950 AM where she spoke about issues related to Brain Tumors and Brain Cancer, some of the latest treatments and diagnostic technologies, and especially the importance of access for all […]
Being a Rockstar Advocate for your Healthcare, starts with asking the right questions. Download the pdf – Top 10 Questions to Immediately Ask When Diagnosed – to learn more about what to ask your doctor if you or a loved one is diagnosed with a Brain Tumor.
As you are most likely aware, Chris Elliott Fund strongly advocates that all brain tumor patients be given IMMEDIATE ACCESS to the most advanced and most appropriate FDA-approved treatments for their particular disease. Yet, CMS and DME coding and other classification issues continue to create significant roadblocks for certain groups of patients, effectively denying them […]
You might have read our latest blog post on Chris Elliott Fund’s President and CEO’s journey across the country advocating for brain cancer and brain tumor patients and caregivers. Interested in enrolling in a clinical trial for your brain tumor (regarding the trials listed below or any other trial across the country)? Contact us today. […]
National Patient Support & Advocacy The Chris Elliott Fund’s work and service spans across the country. This March, Chris Elliott Fund’s President and CEO took flight again to meet, speak and sit down with experts in the healthcare industry to advocate for brain cancer patients. Here is a snapshot into the travels of Dellann and […]
National Patient Support & Advocacy The Chris Elliott Fund’s work and service spans across the country. This March, Chris Elliott Fund’s President and CEO took flight once again to meet, speak and sit down with experts in the healthcare industry to advocate for brain cancer patients. Here is a snapshot into the travels of Dellann […]
On January 22nd the Chris Elliott Fund joined forces with Foundation Medicine for a dinner at Cuoco in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle.
On Saturday, January 18th 2014, Tamara DePorter, Chris Elliott Fund’s Vice President competed as Mrs. Seattle, as part of the Mrs. Washington America pageant. Her platform is brain cancer and brain tumor patient education and advocacy for advanced treatment for patients, something we appreciate so very much and are proud to have her as our […]
This week the Chris Elliott Fund traveled across the country to learn and advocate on behalf of our patients. Patient support and advocacy is not only about working daily with patients and caregivers, it is also about regularly meeting and working with industry professionals and experts on behalf of our patients.