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WNC Brain Tumor Support

Asheville, NC

NOTE: This is our old website and is still functional, but not up to date. Our new site is more "user friendly" and has much more "stuff!" Click on theWNC Brain Tumor Support to see our new and improved website!!

About The WNC Brain Tumor Support:

"To know the road ahead, ask those coming back"

WNC BTS welcomes all brain tumor survivors and their family!

It is an adult support group for brain tumor survivors, their families, and caregivers.

We are involved in support issues to help patients, survivors, and families better deal with the life shattering issue of a brain tumor and how to deal with it and its frightening consequences.

Many support groups assure you that, "You are not alone," and this is very true. You are not alone! But at WNC Brain Tumor Support we have changed that thought to;

"You don't have to be alone!"

"One of the most important features of a brain tumor support group is the ease with which group members can share their feelings with others. It's incredibly positive for participants to be able to talk with others who are in a similar situation and understand what they are going through." - Support Group Facilitator

Evidence has shown that participating in a support group can greatly benefit patients and families coping with a brain tumor.

When and Where is WNC Brain Tumor Support?

WNC Brain Tumor Support meets on the third Thursday of the month, starting at 6:15 p.m. with refreshments. Meeting starts at 6:30 to 8:00 at West Presbyterian Church, 690 Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806

West Presbyterian Church is located on 690 Haywood Rd. one block east of Brevard Rd. in West Asheville across from Ingles.

Date: Third Thursday of the Month

Time: 6:15 - 8:15 PM

Place: West Presbyterian Church hall.

More detailed directions in WNC BTS News.Click here

Since the inception of WNC BTS® two and a half years ago, it has been instrumental in getting patients to doctors that can help with this terrible disease. The education provided by WNC BTS® and it support system has grown into a quality organization, not only known in our area, but into the south. The bond between the members is immeasurable.

WNC Brain Tumor Support® is a non-profit organization that depends solely on donations. If you can't it to the meetings, would you please consider a donation? Your donation will go toward scholarships for young brain tumor survivors, education materials, and group expenses. Your donation is tax deductible!

Where is the rest of the stuff?

News and Info will concern WNC Brain Support. A more up to date site than the Gray Matter (which will be the same for a month). N&I will be small bits about members, changes, birthdays, events, and pictures.This will be the most active page. Click here

Whats this Gray Matter you are talking about? It is the newletter of the WNC Brain Tumor Support. Check it out for yourself. Click here

Click on some pictures of an MRI and Gamma Knife and an article on the gamma knife "What you can expect". Things your doctor that won't tell!
Click here

Click here for the new and updated "What!...Again?" An unbelieveable survivor story. Go
Survivor Stories

Thank you for visiting our page. This site will be constantly changing and will be updated, so...

Please come back and visit again!

Gamma Knife Survivor Stories WNC News & Pix The Gray Matter

Our Favorite Web Sites

The Brain Tumor Society
American Brain Tumor Association
Wake Forest U. Medical Center/Bowman Gray Winston-Salem, NC
Duke U. Medical Center
VirtualTrials Brain Tumor Info. Musella Foundation
david b, bailey/Musician and GBM IV Survivor