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An interview with brain cancer survivor, author, and financial planning advocate; Matthew S. Newman

Greetings Matthew.  Thank you for taking the time to have this conversation with me.  I recently started interviewing brain tumor survivors who have written memoirs that I have read and listed in the suggested reading section of my blog. When I reached out to you I had just finished reading your book “Starting At The Finish Line” which I found…

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A message to my son…

Unfortunately, my son has witnessed my brain tumor journey since day one. He was only eight-years-old when I had the grand mal seizure in his bed which led to my brain tumor/cancer diagnosis.  He has seen the good, the bad, the ugly, and the really ugly.  He understands that I have spells of sickness nearly every day.  He has seen…

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Heart of The Brain Presents $400,000 Donation to Brain Tumor Center

Note: this is a re-post is from today’s Heart of the Brain newsletter. Every Dollar is One Step Closer to a Cure! Interim Executive Director of Heart of the Brain, Colette Weintraub (right), presents a $400,000 donation to Dr. Linda Liau and Dr. Tim Cloughesy, co-directors of the UCLA Brain Tumor Center. Thank you for your donations and continued support…

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Thanks for making us a top team!

Greetings. I hope this blog post finds you safe and well. I just wanted to take a moment to express how deeply touched I am by the generous support our team received last weekend (be it in-person, in-spirit, as a team member, through a donation, or otherwise). You helped make the Los Angeles BT5K run & walk organized by the…

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Help Us Reach Our Goal of 25 Team Members

Hello again. I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted here. There’s been a lot going on and it was a very busy summer. First, my son graduated from middle school and three days later he started playing water polo for his high school. The entire summer was a blur and now that he’s pretty much settled into high…

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