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Megan’s Cards For Cancer!

Megan’s father died of brain cancer just 8 short months after being diagnosed. Megan was determined to help families who suffer from this terrible disease and decided to start making and selling cards to raise money for her dad’s doctor, Dr. Cobbs, to help “further his research” into this devastating disease. Way to go Megan!!! […]

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CANNABINOIDS: Potential AntiCancer Agents

CANNABINOIDS: Potential AntiCancer Agents

Our visit with Dr Nephi Stella at the University of Washington on July 19th, 2017 was fascinating and we wanted to share that information with you! Here is a little bit about what we learned… Application for use in cancer for both symptom management and potential cancer cell death.  Dr Stella’s lab learned that CBD does […]

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Reflections From ASCO Annual Meeting

  Dear Cancer Heroes, Celebrating the courage, grace, and selflessness of patients everywhere who battle cancer and participate in clinical trials. The wall was filled with notes from providers, families, and advocates who expressed their gratitude to the patients who share their experiences, and advance science through participation in clinical research. “Clinical trials are the […]

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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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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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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 […]