You Are Not Alone: Stories from Having a Recurrence "When you're 19 you feel invincible." - Staunton, Astrocytoma Survivor Stories From Patients I feared I wasn’t strong enough. Written by Elysa Merlin As I write this, it marks the week, three years ago, that so drastically changed my life. I was 32 years old Read More » October 5, 2021 No Comments Today is Glioblastoma Awareness Day Today, July 21st, marks the 3rd Annual Glioblastoma (GBM) Awareness Day. Brains for the Cure invites you to join us, Head for the Cure, and Read More » July 21, 2021 No Comments Ependymoma Awareness Day – FAQ Today, May 10th, marks Ependymoma Awareness Day! May 10th was chosen to bring more awareness to this rare brain tumor type because of the 10 Read More » May 10, 2021 No Comments « Newer Stories Earlier Stories » You Are Not Alone See stories from people who have been there before. Newly Diagnosed In Active Treatment Having a Recurrence On Watch & Wait Long-Term Survivor Find Stories Who Can I Talk To? Join upcoming patient and survivor support groups via video call. Connect with others in a private social media group. Meet our Ambassadors. Where Do I Get Started? Medical basics: Understand your diagnosis. Build your medical team. Living with a brain tumor. How Can I Advocate For Myself? Questions to ask doctors and surgeons. Find a doctor or a second opinion. Download our printable resource guide. Discussing a patient's rights. Treatments and Trials: What To Know? Find a doctor or a second opinion. Find and join a clinical trial. Questions to ask about treatments. Where Can I Find Help and Resources? Find local resources or groups. Connect with other patients/survivors. Connect with a top brain tumor center. Making Difficult Decisions Planning for the future. Hospice care. Having difficult conversations. Determining your legacy. Caring For Yourself Physical health & wellness. Mental & emotional support. Palliative care.