- Author: Sarah Bell
- Published: 28th Jul '06
- Channel: HeadSpace
- Region: Manchester
- Cancer Type: Brain Tumour, Glioblastoma
- Tags: Chemotherapy, Eating, Hair, Radiographers, Radiotherapy, Siblings, Sickness, Surgery, The Christie, video diary, Young Oncology Unit
Sarah goes for radiation therapy, and only goes and misses her hair appointment.
Second film from Alex who tells us about how he and his family had to go to America to receive proton beam therapy for his brain tumour. Once back in the UK Alex started to feel unwell and emergency surgery […]
“I don’t assume for anything, because anything can happen.”
When Faye was born she had a small red patch on her neck which her parents noticed was getting bigger, eventually it got so big it began to press on Faye’s windpipe so the decision was made to give Faye […]
“If I had to pick a cancer, I’d pick yours” – Part One
We join Katie in part two where she talks about starting her new degree in Complimentary Therapy – Naturopathy. Katie goes onto say how vital she finds complimentary therapies especially after her diagnosis. Katie refers back to her previous university […]
Katie Talks Education: Part Two
We follow Sky Cartwright as she receives Proton Therapy, a form of external beam radiotherapy, over in Switzerland. Starting with a tour of their accommodation, followed by a peek at the treatment itself, the film provides an informative insight into […]
Sky, Switzerland & Proton Therapy
Milissa goes to get her hair styled, and explains her own private experiences with her leukemia, and how losing her hair was hard to go through.