Advocate Stories

A brain cancer diagnosis changes everything.

The side-effects of both brain cancer and the treatment can have a major impact on a patient's quality of life, as well as completely changing their family's day to day dynamics. The emotional, physical and economic burden can be huge. Read our Advocate's stories to get a glimse into how their lives have been affected.

In 2011, Pip was a happy and healthy 46yr old mother of 4 children, aged 15, 13, 10 and 8 - then came the brain cancer diagnosis.

Pip reflects on her journey so far, both the struggles she has faced and her hopes for the future.

Read Pip's journey here

Many People know Ross as the man who leads from the front in the Bike Ride For Brain Cancer. Whether it’s on the bike or fundraising, Ross is always there passionately supporting the Brain Cancer Collective with his family right beside him. Father of 3, Ross was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2013 at the age of 53. Here his wife Di gives her account of what it is like to go through such a traumatic diagnosis and their journey so far. 

Read Ross's story here

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