Get Started: Learn the Brain Tumor Basics
There are 120 types of brain tumors meaning each is incredibly unique.
Brain tumors are incredibly unique and your specific diagnosis will determine what treatment options are available to you. It is important to know your exact tumor type, location, and other details of your diagnosis when choosing your course of treatment.
Your medical team could consist of several doctors, nurses, specialists, and more. It is crucial to select a team that you and your caregivers feel comfortable with and can trust. Seeking second opinions is not uncommon and is sometimes encouraged so you can choose the best team.
Everyone is different and will all have unique experiences with a brain tumor whether they are a patient or a caregiver. Hearing from others who have faced a similar journey could help guide you through yours.
Anna was diagnosed with a brain tumor when she was 12 years old. As a survivor and a Brains for the Cure Ambassador, she wants to help others through their journey from her own perspective. Anna breaks down the anatomy of the brain to show how each brain tumor patient is unique.