Kalina was only 22 when she was diagnosed, and she was almost relieved that she had an explanation for why she was feeling sick. She remembers being unable to move after her first surgery, which affected her as she was […]
Hannah’s tumour disconnected the connection from her brain to her legs. She also now finds talking very difficult, but is focussing on trying to walk again. Hannah is hoping that if she can walk again soon, she will be able […]
Finley remembers that the words “cancer” and “tumour” were never mentioned. After her surgery, she didn’t recognise herself. This gave her more confidence, rather than the opposite effect. Finley has a positive outlook and remembers that her worries are only […]
Dejon was diagnosed at a young age, and has had 6 major surgeries and countless minor operations. He sees each surgery as another step closer to doing what he enjoys and getting back to his normal life. Dejon is concerned […]
23-year-old Catrin Pugh was a normal young girl with her dreams and life in front of her, until in an instant everything changed forever. In 2013 she sustained horrific burn injuries but has beaten all the odds to astonish medical staff, […]
Dr. Bob gives a brief introductory to surgery and what to expect. If you have any further questions about your treatment plan, please consult your care team.
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 […]
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 […]
Phoebe has been ill for as long as she can remember, it wasn’t until she was 12 when a genetic condition FAP was finally diagnosed. Phoebe endured major surgery which later lead to cancer forming in the gap where she […]
Ruth was travelling around South America when she started to experience pain and numbness down her left leg. Originally health professionals thought Ruth had an ovarian cyst but after numerous tests and complications of a diagnosis of Histoplasmosis, it was […]
Jess shares her experiences of having a brain tumour including why peer support is so important to her and other young people.