Thoughts for 2011 What a difference a year makes. First and foremost we would love to thank you all for your support, for your friendship and for the wonderful kindnesses you have shown our oncology families. We have had some very sad days this last year, losing some beautiful children to the ravages of Childhood [...]
Brain Tumour Awareness Week 31/10/2010 – 6/11/2010 Please visit our signs and symptoms of Brain Tumours page to become more aware. Signs and Symptoms
This event was organised by The Maria Watt Foundation and BT Buddies on behalf of Be Child Cancer Aware to raise awareness of Cancer in Children and Young People. The Event marked Child Cancer Awareness Month. For further details please visit the Candles of Courage webpage.
Written by Carol Baan and submitted by Jadi Lewis I hope you never have to hear the words, “Your child has cancer.” I hope you never have to hear, “The prognosis is not good.” I hope you never have to prepare to undergo radiation or chemotherapy, have a port surgically inserted into their chest, be [...]
Hats On Day at Estcots Primary Estcots Primary School in West Sussex took part in Hats On for Child Cancer Awareness Day on 5th May, 2010. There were lots of different hats and the children also wore their Gold Ribbons for the day. The school raised a fantastic £244.05 for Be Child Cancer Aware and [...]
Donors Saves Lives More than 10,500 people need an organ transplant in the UK but even children who are prioritised in the matching system still wait on average nearly 6 months. Many die waiting for a suitable match. New research reveals that despite continuing high levels of support for organ donation, just 32% of would-be [...]
Carl Finn talks to BBC Radio Derby about Liberty Rose (his 3 year old daughter) and her miraculous recovery from an inoperable brain tumour. He also goes on to mention the Liberty Rose Trust and their support network, and raising awareness of childhood cancers through the Be Child Cancer Aware campaign. You can read the [...]