Here we meet Sam White who is a young teenager from Newark. Sam was diagnosed with a rare brain tumour and had to spend a lot of his time in hospital due to how poorly he was. Here Sam is […]
Peter shares with us his very personal experience of how he dealt with his body changing during treatment for a brain tumour. From massive weight gain to massive weight loss, and the problems caused by such quick changes.
For the second year running Peter, his family and friends put on their superhero costumes to raise much needed money for the hospital where Peter was treated – Weston Park Hospital. Friends and family share their feelings on how they […]
Peter describes being on an adult ward after surgery for a brain tumour, and then on a teenage and young adult ward.
The Developing Brain in Neuro-Oncology conference, which took place April 2008 at St. John’s College, Cambridge. Here is what happened at the conferences debate.
In this third instalment of the Headspace series, we hear about a range of issues concerning post treatment of brain tumours, with the team of past young patients offering advice based on their first hand experience of dealing with such […]
Continuing with the Headspace series, we hear more from former brain tumour patients Sarah, Jonny, Rebecca, Ashley, Curtis and Craig. Talking about the physical, emotional and learning difficulties faced post treatment, we discover each case is very different, often depending […]
As part of Headspace, videos related to and concerning the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumours, created to help other patients in similar situations, we hear from a series of former patients, all sharing their experience of living with a […]
A highly informative and insightful film covering all there is to know about The Developing Brain in Neuro-Oncology conference, which took place back in April 2008 at St. John’s College, Cambridge. Looking closely at the needs of teenagers and young […]
The day of the walk has finally come and Team Peter are out in force, t shirts on, raring to go! With current world heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis present to set proceedings off, along with The Lord Mayor of Sheffield, […]
It’s bye bye Pierre (for now anyway!) and hello Peter as he promotes “Walk as One”, a sponsored 5K walk raising funds for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, the hospital where Peter received his radiotherapy treatment and a charity very […]
Here we meet fourteen-year-old David Cowan, who was diagnosed with brain cancer in December last year. David tells us about his initial reaction to the news, remaining cool and collected at all times. David also offers some tips on what […]