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My story mum of three

My story mum of three

I am a mum of three and in 2015, I found myself in a vortex of personal crises.  One assault after the other on my personal relationships, pregnancy, home, health and wellbeing and then in December I faced the biggest blow.  My eldest daughter Daniella, then 11yr old, was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour...

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Philip’s Journey

Philip’s Journey

My journey began on Christmas Day 2012, although things had been building up months before.  For months I had been intermittently experiencing vision issues – seeing zig zag lines, Alison (my wife) kept saying they were migraines but we couldn’t understand why I never got a headache afterwards. I also became very aggressive to the...

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Cyril and Becky

Cyril and Becky

” On the 24th November 2016 our beloved Husband and Dad passed away taking his own life as he could not handle the physical and mental effects of the Brain Tumour anymore. Cyril was a wonderful brave soul who battled for 6 years with his tumour and brain damage. He let his story be known...

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Richard and Jacquie

Richard and Jacquie

Richard, 38 had unexplained hearing loss over a number of years, until it was finally diagnosed as an acoustic neuroma – a brain tumour affecting hearing and balance. Find out how he and his wife Jacquie have dealt with diagnosis, surgery, Gamma Knife surgery and resuming everyday life.

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