When facing a brain cancer diagnosis, having a support network is very important. Often it can significantly affect outcomes, including long term survival. One recent study showed that lung cancer patients with strong social relationships and support systems had a 50% increased likelihood of survival compared to those who lacked these basic social ties. This fact sheet will help guide you in identifying your network and learning how to lean on it.
This fact sheet offers guidance and wisdom on how to communicate with your family and friends about your brain tumor. The first thing to realize is that you don’t have to personally tell everyone. You can get help…
This fact sheet provides links to a wide array of brain cancer resources for patients, families, caregivers, & healthcare professionals.
Brain Tumor Centers and NCI Designated centers offer world class, state of the art programs in multi-disciplinary cancer research.
You are not alone in your brain tumor diagnosis. Your Integrated Support Team provides emotional and support beyond the doctor’s office.
Your doctor’s consultation is a vital step in the process of the journey. BE PREPARED! This guide will help you know who you may be meeting with, critical questions to ask and how to prepare.
Glioblastoma (also known as glioblastoma multiform or GBM) is the highest grade glioma (grade IV) brain tumor. This easy-to-read resource covers what you need to know now about glioblastoma and your brain tumor. Link to Article