Stories from the Brain Cancer Community


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Marty
After having relatively no history of headaches and a overall healthy life, starting in early 2009 I began to start having headaches. At first I didn't think much of it and would just take an Advil and move on but the headaches continued, eventually to where I was taking 1-2 pills a day to try and curb the ache. Read more...

Rachael
The Seattle Brain Cancer Walk is important to me because I have a Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) grade IV brain tumor. I have had it for 7+ years and this is my story. My husband and I had been married for only a year and a half when I was getting ready to go to a super bowl party. I was getting ready in the bathroom and had a grand mal seizure. Read more...

Da'Reil
We miss him so much. His voice, his smile, and him just being around. Read more...

Shelby
After being a healthy, active teenager with no symptoms ever, everything changed in the blink of an eye. Read more...

Jay
About 5 weeks ago, I started waking up with headaches in the mornings, and randomly during the night. Read more...

Eric
I lost my big sister to glioblastoma on 4/11/15. She was diagnosed in November of 2014 with five tumors. Read more...

Solomon
My husband Solomon was diagnosed with brain cancer back in April 30, 2010. The same day we were going in to find out the gender of our first child. Read more...

Matthew
I was playing Soccer the fall of 2011 when suddenly I had a seizure.  I had no prior symptoms, so this came as a complete shock.  I was swiftly taken to an Emergency room where I had a CT scan, followed by MRI.  It was confirmed that I had a mass in my brain. Read more...

More stories coming soon!