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Close-up photo of Kris Hardin's painting at the opening reception of “For the Love of Art”, UCSF Neuro-Oncology’s art exhibition of patients’ artwork held on April 6, 2023 in the Faculty Alumni House on the Parnassus Campus. Photo by Todd Dubnicoff.
New Art Exhibit Showcases Work from Patients with a Brain Tumor
Events, Patient Care, Patient Stories
Family posing for a photo outside in front of a tree
21-year-survivor on how to live well with brain cancer
Patient Care, Patient Stories
Painted Shoes for Brain Tumor Survivors

For Reno teenager Olivia Tillis, painting shoes is more than just a hobby – it is a way to honor her mother’s memory, while also giving back to the brain tumor community. Olivia’s mother, Rosie Tillis, was diagnosed with glioblastoma in 2017 and passed away almost two years later.

Patient Stories, Philanthropy
When I First Found Out I Had Cancer, by Susan Sandler
More than four years after a diagnosis of glioblastoma (GBM), Susan Sandler shares her experience of living with the challenges of brain cancer.
Patient Stories
Will Pearce with his wife Elysia, and family dog Chase
Nearly two years after surgery to remove an astrocytoma, Will Pearce finds strength in family, faith in the future, and a love for a life he didn’t expect.
Patient Care, Patient Stories