- ★ Featured Film
- Author: Professor David Walker
- Published: 25th Apr '14
- Channel: HeadSpace
- Region: Nottingham, UK
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Professor David Walker talks about Intrathecal Chemotherapy which is a way to give chemotherapy directly into the CSF via a port. Professor Walker explains how they are currently using this method of treatment on brain tumour patients and how they are collecting research along the way. We also hear from patients Peter and Alex who are currently receiving Intrathecal Chemotherapy.
Diagnosed at 18 with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, Verity started a clinical trial in a single room.
Alfie was halfway through his second year of university when he first noticed chest pains, after numerous GP visits nothing seemed to help with the pain, eventually Alfie was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia. We hear about Alfie’s diagnosis, treatment […]
Peter describes being on an adult ward after surgery for a brain tumour, and then on a teenage and young adult ward.
Brain tumour patient Peter talks about how his body image issues have affected him throughout his life including through his cancer diagnosis. Peter talks honestly about how he’s tried to take control of food as he feels like he can’t control other […]