Brain Cancer

Scientists Have Discovered A Way To Detect Brain Cancer Almost Five Years Earlier

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered a way to potentially diagnose brain cancer up to five years earlier than is currently possible. New research has found that...

Little Girl With Inoperable Tumour Tearfully Shares Her Dreams For The Future: 'I Want To Be A Mum'

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Parents

A 10-year-old girl with inoperable cancer has spoken about her wish to become a mum when she grows up, in a heartbreaking video shared by her family a...

Comedy Show Blunder Sees Brain Cancer Patient Mocked For 'Nazi Hair'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A US comedy show has apologised after it unknowingly mocked a student with aggressive brain cancer for his “Nazi hair”. On Wednesday night, TBS p...

Brain Cancer Patient Pledges To Run 7 Marathons In 7 Days To Raise Money For Research

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A brain cancer patient has pledged to run seven marathons on seven continents in seven days to raise money for charity. BethAnn Telford will be taking...

Thousands Raised For Student With Brain Cancer Hailed As 'Inspiring' By Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

More than £50,000 has been raised to send a student Theresa May once hailed as “inspiring” to Germany for cancer treatment. Alexander Paul, an a...

Aunt's Heartbreaking Tribute To Niece Killed By Brain Cancer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A heartbroken aunt has said goodbye to her seven-year-old niece in the most touching yet heart-wrenching tribute. The woman, known only as Taisce on I...

Teen Takes His Mum With Terminal Brain Cancer To Prom

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Kerry Huffaker was diagnosed with stage four brain cancer in February and was sadly given just months to live. Understandably her son, Dylan, wants to...

National Siblings Day: When the Middle Brother Becomes the Eldest

Sally Hall | Posted 09.04.2017 | UK Parents
Sally Hall

Jesse is very able to socialising and adores other children. But while on holiday, he does comment that he would be having more fun if Skye were with him to play with, but then shows amazing empathy and continues to say "but it is more sad for Skye".

Parents Read Letter 11-Year-Old Son Wrote Before He Died From Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Before he died, 11-year-old Finlay Church wrote a heartfelt letter telling others what it was like to have cancer. Now, just four months after his...

I Felt Guilty About My Son's Brain Tumour

Jo Evans | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Parents
Jo Evans

When a child has cancer, although there is only one patient, the family as a whole needs support. Jane understood that each family will have individual needs and that treating a child just like any other patient can make things harder rather than easier. But if you give a family the right support in the right places, and they trust you, then they can keep the strength to see light at the end of the tunnel.

Man Sticks Zipper On Brain Cancer Surgery Scar 'To Show It's OK To Laugh'

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A man battling brain cancer has found the funny side to his condition, by sticking a zipper to the base of his surgery scar. The cheery Reddit use...

Our Son's Cancer Was Cured By Proton Therapy, Ashya King's Parents Say

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK

Ashya King's life was saved because he was given treatment not available for him on the NHS, his parents have alleged. The five-year-old's family h...

This Newlywed Explains Why She'll Be Taking Her Own Life In November

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A 29-year-old recently married woman is planning to end her life on 1 November after receiving a terminal diagnosis. In April this year Brittany Ma...

News Anchor Reveals Terminal Brain Cancer - Live On Air

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A brave news anchor battling brain cancer has revealed - live on air - that he has only four to six months to live. Dave Benton, 51, revealed durin...

News Reader Reveals Terminal Brain Cancer Live On Air... But Vows To Keep Reporting

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK

A news anchor has revealed he has terminal brain cancer live on air. Dave Benton of Illinois channel WCIA-TV told viewers on Thursday doctors had ...

Charity Condemns 'Morally Unacceptable' Treatment Of Brain Cancer Boy's Family

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK

The isolation of five-year-old brain cancer patient Ashya King from his parents in Spain is "fundamentally and morally unacceptable", a leading charit...

How Gold Could Save Your Life

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Your favourite piece of jewellery may be made out of gold, but did you know the material could also be used to save your life? Tiny particles of go...

How Do You Spot The Signs Of A Brain Tumour?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Brain tumours affect people of any age, including children - being able to recognise the symptoms of a brain tumour early could save your life or the ...

Brayden Denton, 5, Given Funeral With Superhero Pallbearers

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK

A 5-year-old boy who lost his battle against brain cancer earlier this month was given a superheroes funeral, with six special pallbearers. Brayde...

New Treatment Signals Hope For Brain Cancer Sufferers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists may have found a new treatment that spells out hope for people suffering from brain cancer. The treatment creates a more effective path for...

Brain Cancer Treatment Targets Stem Cells And Tackles Tumour Growth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A new experimental approach to treating a type of brain cancer has been developed by researchers. Medulloblastoma targets cancer stem cells - criti...

Brain Cancer Patients Treated With Vaccine Made From Own Tumours

PA | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A personalised brain cancer vaccine made from patients' own tumours has been shown to extend life by more than a year. The injected vaccine, combin...

Mother Blames Burst PIP Implant For Daughter's Brain Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A mother has claimed that her burst Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implant could have caused her young daughter's incurable brain cancer. Accor...

Genetic Breakthrough For Deadly Brain Cancer In Children

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have made a medical breakthrough after discovering two genetic mutations responsible for up to 40% of brain cancer tumours in children. ...

Teacher Made Four-Year-Old Cancer Victim Clean Up Own Urine

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A four-year-old girl who battled a brain tumour that left her with bladder control problems was forced by her teacher to clean up her own urine after ...