Foodie Friday: Malnutrition & Brain Tumour Patients

Malnutrition at the diagnosis of cancer is not an uncommon finding in the developing world. Malnutrition describes the consequences of insufficient protein-energy intake. Malnutrition is an unspecific term used to define an inadequate nutritional condition. It is characterized by either a deficiency or an excess of energy with measurable adverse effects on clinical outcome.  Malnutrition describes the […]

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Are there Risk Factors for Brain Cancer in Children?

A risk-factor is anything that affects a person’s chance of getting a disease such as brain cancer. Different types of cancer have different risk factors, and this article only deals with the potential risk-factors for brain cancer. Lifestyle-related risk-factors such as diet, body weight, physical activity, and tobacco use play a major role in many […]

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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: 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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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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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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