Adam Hayden, Author at Curetalks

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Adam Hayden is a philosopher, writer, advocate, and organizer for the brain tumor community. Diagnosed with brain cancer in 2016, Adam has published on issues germane to medical education, cancer survivorship, and the philosophy of illness, in both popular and academic press. His personal blog, Glioblastology, is a popular peer-to-peer resource and is in syndication with Cancer Health magazine. Adam co-moderates a monthly brain tumor social media Twitter chat, and he co-facilitates a monthly virtual support group for the brain tumor community, in partnership with National Brain Tumor Society. He is an investigator with the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute grant-funded Brain Cancer Quality of Life Collaborative, to investigate palliative care intervention for people diagnosed with brain cancer. Adam is an American Association for Cancer Research scientist-survivor program participant and a Stanford Medicine X ePatient scholar. Adam completed requirements for his graduate degree in philosophy while in active cancer treatment, and he was recently awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by his university for his work in medical education and bioethics. Adam, his spouse, Whitney, and their three young children live in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

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