Journeys of The Zoo didn’t.
That is until a friend of mine told me about it. Unfortunately, she knows because three years ago, she was diagnosed with one.
Shannon has bravely chosen to share about her experiences and help to highlight this condition.
We all know what the pink ribbon is for. I want to tell you about another ribbon. One that is near and dear to my…. brain. It is the grey ribbon.
October is Brain Tumour Awareness Month in Canada and you can find all sorts of information at the Brain Tumour Foundation Of Canada’s website.
- 27 Canadians are diagnosed with a brain tumour every day? On September 13, 2009, I was one of them. You can read more about that day on my website.
- There is no known cause of brain tumours and that there are over 120 different types!?
- Brain tumours in children are different from those in adults and are often treated differently. Although as many as 60% of children with brain tumours will survive, they are often left with long-term side effects.
- You can find out more facts about brain tumours HERE.
Here is a list of signs and symptoms from the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada website:
You can read more stories of strength HERE. Cancer affects all of us. Do your part by, spreading the word.
October is Brain Cancer Awareness Month.
Shannon is a mother to two terrific girls and has been married for 10 years. She works for the best Canadian airline and loves to travel. Her family loves to do everything from dirt bike racing, swimming, running club, museums, travel, shows, hockey and anything they can do together! She blogs at Shannons View from Here.