Blogs

Being diagnosed with a brain tumour is a life-altering experience and one that can take a while to adjust to. Many patients have written blogs to share their experiences of their brain tumour journey, helping to raise the awareness of brain tumours whilst supporting the wider online community.

It can often be helpful to read of other people's experiences to help better prepare yourself with how to cope with a brain tumour diagnosis, as well as future treatments and side effects.

Below are a list of blogs that are followed by many of the people that we support. If you know of any other helpful blogs or write one yourself that you would like to add to the list, please e-mail us and we would be happy to consider it.

Bicycles and Brain Tumours

By Gideon Burrows

Gideon, a father of two and enthusiastic cyclist, shares his personal experiences of living with a brain tumour. From radiotherapy appointments to Tour de France, Gideon discusses all in this very truthful and insightful blog.

Read Bicycles and Brain Tumours

#BrainTumourWarrior

By Angela Conway

Angela, who identifies as a brain tumour warrior, gives her accounts of life with a low grade brain tumour, following her recent craniotomy. In her blog she covers topics such as canine companionship, naming your tumour as well as the ability of the internet to empower brain tumour patients.

Follow Angela's journey.

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