How Using Playtime can Help Childhood Cancer Patients Avoid Anaesthesia

When Children with Cancer have to undergo Radiation Treatment, they often get scared or nervous because they do not have an understanding of the process and the machines involved. To remedy this, young children are usually given a general anaesthetic, even though the long-term side effects are still unknown. Instead of relying on anaesthesia, Danielle […]

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Strategies for Preventing & Healing Brain Tumours

The brain is the most important organ in the body because it controls all complex actions including the ability to learn, speak, move, think, and control our emotions. The brain is made up of soft spongy tissue which means that when malignant cell growth occurs, it often invades surrounding healthy brain tissue quickly (brain tumours). […]

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The Beer for Brains Foundation

For many, a brain cancer diagnosis remains a death sentence. The life expectancy of those suffering from gliomas, the most common and most aggressive form of brain tumour, has changed little in 40 years. On average, patients die within 9-12 months of receiving the diagnosis. Yet the most cruel aspect of this illness is the […]

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Types of Brain Tumours in Children

Brain tumours can be either primary (develop in the brain) or secondary (cancer from another part of the body spreads to the brain). A primary brain tumour occurs when abnormal cells form in the tissues of the brain. Brain tumours are the most common type of tumour that develops in children, and they can affect […]

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Brain Tumours: Did You Know?

Brain tumours result in more deaths of children than any other disease, including other cancers, and the five-year survival rate is under 20%, which is extremely low seeing that the survival rate for other childhood cancers can be up to 80% these days. There are more than 120 different types of tumour, making brain tumours […]

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May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month

May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month! During the month of May, millions of individuals across the Globe “Go Grey for May” in support of Loved Ones who are or have suffered from brain cancer. Grey is the colour of the Brain Cancer Awareness Ribbon. Show YOUR support for all our Little Fighters battling Brain Cancer […]

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Best Nutrition for Children with Brain Cancer

It is vital that Children with Cancer, including Children with Brain Cancer, eat well-balanced, nutritional meals and snacks in order to maintain their weight, rebuild any tissue lost in treatment, and strengthen their immune system and power it to fight against the brain cancer. The occurrence of malnutrition in children with childhood tumours is multifactorial […]

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