Did you know that there are over 120 types of brain tumours – glioblastomas (GBM4s), meningiomas, astrocytomas, gliomas are just a few – all of which require different treatment options? In some cases surgery is necessary; in others it may just be question of watch and wait. But you need to know what the best course of action is. brainstrust can help you. On these pages you'll find a one stop shop for brain tumour support.
Doctors refer to symptoms and signs. Symptoms are abnormal changes you have felt; signs are what other people have noticed about you.
The more you know, the more you will be empowered to take control of your brain tumour treatment and decide what the right path is for you.
We need the right resources with us on our journey; a little planning goes a long way when it comes to brain tumour support. We've done the planning for you, and here are the brain tumour support resources that we have found useful. Resources
This area has been developed specifically for carers of people with brain cancer; much of the information has been contributed by people who found themselves in this position. Caregivers
People do survive cancer. All the time. And people can survive brain cancer. But not all the time. brainstrust
is working hard to change this. Survivorship
You will never need to hear a story as much as you do now. Through hearing other people’s narratives we are reminded that we are not the first person to have suffered in this way. Patient stories