Living with a brain tumour
Steve was diagnosed with a Glioblastoma in 2010. While a brain tumour diagnosis is a life-changing event, Steve and his wife have not let it take over their everyday life.Living with a brain tumour
A brain tumour (tumor) diagnosis, whether it is you or a loved one who receives it, is devastating. It can be very difficult to accept and can change your life in many ways. It can have a significant impact on your social, physical, functional and emotional well-being.
This section of our website aims to provide you with information to help and support you in dealing with this life-changing event in the best way possible - to help you understand what challenges might lay ahead, and to find ways of dealing with these challenges as effectively as possible - whether you have a brain tumour or are caring for someone with a brain tumour.
Brain tumours can affect a variety of brain functions, which can have an impact on your quality of life.
It is often forgotten that you can only care for someone well, if you care for yourself.
Being diagnosed with a brain tumour can affect your ability to drive and travel.
We have developed a range resources to help staying in, returning to, or looking for work after a brain tumour diagnosis.
If you are affected by a brain tumour, either as a patient or a carer, you may be entitled to financial help.
A balanced diet can help you keep your strength and energy up, lower your risk of infection and recover well from treatment.