Tag: Brain Tumour

Vagal Bloc for my Daughter’s Hypothalamic Obesity? How one reader led me to another potential treatment breakthrough

I  missed something in my research over the last nine months. My search terms were usually “Hypothalamic Obesity + Treatment”. I avoided searching for published papers on treatment for general obesity because HyOb is a very different, treatment resistant form of obesity. However, had I broadened my search terms (and been inundated with hundreds of…

The Price Young Brain Cancer Survivors pay for a Second Chance – Blog for “Cure Brain Cancer”

My daughter Hana is a brain cancer survivor, but her survival has come at a price. Every day I witness her suffering as she pays this price. Here is a piece I wrote about the cost of surviving paediatric brain cancer for the “Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.” ‘You can’t say that!’ My husband says, aghast.…