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Megan Was 18 When she Was Diagnosed With a Central Neurocytoma

Meagan Sutherland at the age of 18 should have been enjoying her days being a student. However, in May 2008 Meagan was going through terrible…

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Claire Was 25 When She Was Diagnosed With a Meningioma

In 2008 Claire Bullimore was diagnosed with an Intraventricular Meningioma. Her story is here to show that even with disabilities and with a crippling anxiety disorder, you…

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Interview with Regina Kozielec Straw: I was diagnosed with a 9cm Meningioma

Regina Kozielec Straw had symptoms of left side weakness, severe tinnitus, anxiety and depression. Her doctors kept suggesting it was hormone-related but, they couldn’t have…

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Interview with Charlotte Light: I was diagnosed with an Inoperable Pineal Cystic Tumour

Charlotte Light mum of two was diagnosed in June 2017 with a pineal cystic tumour. Charlotte was having unmanageable migraines and was starting to lose…

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Interview with Marie Garnett: I had a Meningioma, Hydrocephalus and a Chiari Malformation

Marie Garnett was diagnosed with a Meningioma six weeks after giving birth to her daughter. Marie had been having headaches for seven years prior to…

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Interview with Anna Gray: My Myoclonic Seizures Turns out to be from a Craniopharyngioma

In 2013 Anna Gray was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Anna had been experiencing myoclonic jerks, a type of seizure which was caused by a…

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Interview with Helen Patterson: I Am Still Coming To Terms With My Ophthalmoplegia

Helen Patterson was diagnosed with a sphenoid wing meningioma. After a successful craniotomy to remove the brain tumour, however, she was sadly left with Ophthalmoplegia. …

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Interview With Cassandra Bennett: My Diffuse Astrocytoma Motivates Me In Helping Others Impacted By Cancer

Interview with Cassandra Bennett: Mother-of-two from Australia, was diagnosed with a Diffuse Astrocytoma Grade 2 in 2018. Cassandra had gone to her doctor about an…

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Matthew Newman Talks About His New Book Starting At The Finishing Line

Interview with Matthew Newman: 39, father of three was diagnosed with an Anaplastic Astrocytoma Grade 3. He shares his story with us and also talks…

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Interview with Dan Mason: I Hate That My Incurable Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma Stops Me Driving

Dan Mason, 34, is a Dad of two and was diagnosed with a Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma in 2007. A rare and incurable brain tumour. He shares…

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Interview with Claire Snyman: My Colloid Cyst Changed My Life

Claire Snyman was diagnosed with a Colloid Cyst when she was 34. She has turned her experience into a book and then went on to…

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Interview with Rory Burke: My Oligodendroglioma and my Grand-Mal Seizure: What a Nightmare!

Rory Burke’s had a grand-mal seizure out of the blue while driving. Subsequent to the crash Rory had an MRI scan, he was diagnosed with…

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