Monthly Archives: October 2010

Butterfly Fund Helps Brianna’s Family

This post is part of a series of testimonials from families who have benefited from BTFC’s Butterfly Fund, which generously assists families in financial crisis as a result of a child’s diagnosis of a brain or spinal cord tumor.  The Butterfly Fund … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Sand

This is a guest post by Vicky Adams, mother of 3-year old Ella Adams. We are so proud to say that Ella’s last scan, performed about a month ago, was CLEAR! We could not be happier.  This gift goes beyond … Continue reading

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My Eyes Are Dry

This poem was written by Trish Blyth, whose daughter Julia survived a brain tumor.  She eloquently describes the emotions many parents experience on this journey. Where are my tears? tears are all around me My eyes are dry   The … Continue reading

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Round Up of Online News

At BTFC we hope that some day we will no longer be needed, that some day there will be a cure to brain cancer.  We know that you care about the latest research.   Here are some links to articles we found … Continue reading

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Britton Ballard Shines in Citrus County, FL

It started as just an eye tic, which then 13 year old Britton Ballard thought was “neat.”  His mother’s instinct knew it was not just an eye tic.  After six months of testing, Britton was finally diagnosed: he had an … Continue reading

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Sean McNeal Still Fighting in Valdosta

When 8-year-old Sean McNeal told his parents his forehead felt hot, they had no idea what he meant.  He did not have a fever and seemed fine.  Just a few weeks later Sean’s mother received a call from his school … Continue reading

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BTFC Wants To Celebrate Our Kids!

This is a note from Sherry Samuels, the Director of Patient & Family Services for BTFC. Hey Everyone!!! It’s time again to start working on our next newsletter and you know we CANNOT have a newsletter without a BIG section CELEBRATING our AMAZING … Continue reading

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