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Britney Maynard and her choice to die

As soon as I exited the hospital, I came home to a frenzy of Facebook posts about Britney Maynard, a recently married 29 year old woman, who was given 6 months to live due to her glioblastoma. 910 more words

Brain Tumor

This week in health: Brain tumours zapped, milk substitutes, and more

Canada.com Health takes a look at a few stories you may have missed this week.

Laser-heat procedure burns brain tumours away

Brain cancer is often a devastating diagnosis, with a surgical treatment that is at once highly risky and invasive. 677 more words

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The Waltons Were Never Like This.

After just a couple of weeks in my new job and just as I was starting to get into a routine I had a meeting with my boss to review how things were going. 1,796 more words


J u d i t h

Dear Judith,

It’s been 4 months since our last correspondence. I heard today from your daughter that you have departed us. We met during a writing class. 314 more words


Dear Brittany Maynard: Our Lives Are Worth Living, Even With Brain Cancer

Last week I came across the heartbreaking story of Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer one year after her wedding. 1,726 more words

Child with inoperable brain tumour sparks foundation

Steve Northey remembers it as if it was yesterday and his eyes fill with tears. His daughter, Kelly, 8, running straight into the bathroom — vomiting — while he shaved at the sink. 600 more words

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