Whether it’s you or a loved one, facing a brain tumor diagnosis can be a frightening and emotional journey, but connecting with others who have experienced the disease firsthand can often be a valuable resource. Below are a few influential bloggers who have used their blog to provide inspiration for brain tumor patients and their families.
The Liz Army– Liz Salmi chronicles her journey with brain cancer and her efforts as an advocate for the National Brain Tumor Society. She shares her personal experiences, general brain tumor news and her advocacy efforts.
Grey Matter Life – Jennifer Giliberto was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2008. She posts about her treatment experience and managing a family while undergoing treatment.
Plated Life – Catherine Blotner is a college student, brain tumor survivor and an inspirational voice for the young brain cancer community. She documents her college experience through the lens of a cancer survivor advocating for brain tumor awareness and research. She also created and co-moderates the #btsm (brain tumor social media) Twitter chat the first Sunday of every month as an outlet for others to share their experiences.
John’s Tumor – John blogs about his experiences undergoing treatment for a tumor. He uses humor to discuss his treatment process along with updates on brain tumor news, events and book reviews.
Visit the National Brain Tumor Society’s website for more brain tumor resources and information.
This is not intended as medical advice to replace the expertise and judgment of your health care team. It is intended to help you and your family make informed decisions, together with your doctor.