Why & How are Brain Tumours Graded?

Brain tumours are the most common solid tumour in children under the age of 15. When discovered early enough, brain tumours are usually treatable. Many that are slow-growing are cured with surgery alone. Other types that are faster-growing might need additional treatment with radiation therapy or chemotherapy, or both. Brain tumours are graded on a […]

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Side Effects of Childhood Brain Cancer

Childhood Brain Tumours are different to Adult Brain Tumours because their brains are still growing and developing. This means that the side effects that childhood cancer sufferers experience will generally be unique to their age and stage of development. The side-effects of a brain tumour can be taxing on both the child and the parents, […]

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Foodie Friday: 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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Pet Dogs May Speed Human Brain Cancer Trials

Dogs and humans share a particularly deadly form of brain cancer: glioblastoma, the most common – and a very aggressive – type of malignant brain tumour among adults. A new five-year canine cancer research project, awarded to the University of Minnesota, may improve survival rates in dogs and give researchers more insight into glioblastoma to […]

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The Agony of Childhood Brain Cancer

Many years ago it was thought that cancer was an “old person’s disease,” and unfortunately some people still think that it is… Cancer is not an old person’s disease; it is a disease that strikes at any age and affects everyone, irrespective of gender or race. Virtually every single person on this planet has been […]

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Foodie Friday: Citrus Essential Oil Smoothie Recipes

Following on yesterday’s post Herbal Essential Oils Proven to Kill Cancer Cells and last week’s post, High Dose Vitamin C to Improve Cancer Treatment Outcomes Passes Human Safety Trial, today we are sharing some great smoothie recipes using citrus essential oils. Smoothies are always good for Children with Cancer as it is one way that they can […]

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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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Foodie Friday

Once again it is foodie Friday, and we are bringing you some great, nutritious recipes for your Child with Cancer that the whole family can enjoy. 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 […]

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Link between Blood Sugar & Brain Cancer Found

According to a new study from The Ohio State University, while many cancers are more common among those with diabetes, cancerous brain tumours called gliomas are less common among those with elevated blood sugar and diabetes. Glioma is one of the most common types of cancerous tumours originating in the brain. It begins in the […]

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