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 […]
Time to hear about possible cancer treatments that might happen during a young person’s treatment plan. Here we meet Peter, Jen and Lucie who discuss their experiences of radiotherapy, chemotherapy and surgery.
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 […]
Filmed in January 2013. It’s treatment day for Peter as he heads to hospital to receive Gamma Knife in hope to treat his remaining tumour that was left after surgery.
Dan shares with us his Brain Tumour experiences and how he’s now gone on to own his own fitness company.
Tom talks about the importance of being on a Teenage Cancer Trust unit.
15 year old Tom and mum, Harriet talk about Tom’s brain tumour diagnosis and treatment. Tom and Harriet also talk about how they’re are now looking into changing Tom’s diet and trying the Ketogenic Diet. ***Please speak with your GP/Care Team […]
Before cancer Dan was a keen boxer and was really into his fitness. Dan talks about how on one Christmas morning he suffered a seizure and ended up in hospital, later to be told he had a brain tumour which […]
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 […]
18 year old Alex first thought something was seriously wrong with him whilst doing one of his GCSE exams, Alex was later to have an MRI which discovered a brain tumour. We hear how Alex dealt with his diagnosis with […]
Alicia was eight years old when she was diagnosed with a brain tumour, now 16, Alicia talks about how at the time she didn’t really understand the implications of having a brain tumour but now she can look back and realise how […]
At aged 11, Rachel was diagnosed with a brain tumour, Rachel talks about how the support of her family and friends really helped her. Rachel explains how “Gertrude – The Brain Tumour” went away, but recently “Gertrude” has reappeared but […]
Filmed as part of series of films highlighting the impact Cerebellar Mutism has on not only the patient but also the families. We hear from Professor David Walker, Dr. Rob Dineen and Donald Macarthur as they discuss the complexity of […]
Filmed as part of series of films highlighting the impact Cerebellar Mutism has on not only the patient but also the families. We hear from dad Tristan who talks about Antonio’s experiences.
Filmed as part of series of films highlighting the impact Cerebellar Mutism has on not only the patient but also the families. We hear from mum Michelle who talks about Madeline’s experiences.
Filmed as part of series of films highlighting the impact Cerebellar Mutism has on not only the patient but also the families. We hear from dad Lee who talks about Madeline’s experiences.