Aunty M Brain Tumours Talk Show

Aunty M Brain Tumours Talk Show

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Hi, I am Claire Bullimore, founder of Aunty M Brain Tumours and I am here to give a platform for brain tumour sufferers, survivors, family or friends to share their stories. Also interviewing a number of brain tumour charities, support groups. Find out more about Aunty M Brain Tumours at https://auntymbraintumours.com/ Please Note: This show is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice and does not provide advice on treatments or conditions for individual patients.


Joss Fleming Talks About Having Surgery In An Interventional MRI Operating Theatre
Jul 13 • 17 min
Joss Fleming talks about her brain tumour experience and how she now loves raising funds for the The National Brain Appeal which is part of the The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. Joss was a patient on the dedicated Brain Tumour Unit and…
Who Are The National Brain Appeal?
Jul 11 • 22 min
Tariza Dauntseau tells us about The National Brain Appeal. A charity dedicated to raising vital funds for The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology. Since the charity began in 1984 they have…
Interview with Ellie’s Fund Brain Tumour Trust
Jul 10 • 4 min
We are joined by Ellie’s Fund – Brain Tumour Trust was set up after the death of 14 year old Ellie Othick-Bowmaker. During the 3 years that she fought her 2 brain tumours, Ellie helped to raise over £25,000 for Brain Tumour Research (BTRS). “We provide…
Brainstrust Help People Live Life With A Brain Tumour
Jul 9 • 30 min
Will Jones the Chief Executive of Brainstrust talks about what Brainstrust do and how they can help you. “We’re here to help you live life with a brain tumour” - Brainstrust Follow Aunty M Brain Tumours on: Twitter Facebook Instagram YouTube Pinterest You…
A Charity That Gives Gift Boxes To Local Children With Life Threatening Illnesses
Jul 7 • 8 min
Be inspired by Tyler Eillis. A young man who has been battling a brain tumour since he was 12. He talks about being diagnosed and how he really wants to support others children who are unwell. Tyler and his mother Janice set up Tyler’s Trust . A charity…
Sarah Collins Talks About Her Meningioma Story
Jul 6 • 25 min
Sarah Collins shares her personal experience when she was diagnosed with a Meningioma. Sarah has been a professional singer for most of her life and had no warning that she had a Satsuma sized tumour sitting in her brain. Here is her story.. Don’t forget…
My Daughter’s Name Will Go On
Jul 4 • 19 min
Shona lost her daughter Tasha in December 2015 to a Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma also known as DIPG . Tasha was an ambassador for The Brain Tumour Charity and supporting the #HeadSmart campaign. Shona Floyd is now a Regional Healthcare Engagement…
What Is Wear A Hat Day About
Jul 4 • 3 min
I had the pleasure of interviewing Brain Tumour Research’s Campaign Manager Hugh Adams. Hugh talks about where the money goes for Wear A Hat Day. “I’m passionate about improving the outcomes for those diagnosed with a brain tumour and this will only be…
Brain Surgery Left Me With Left Side Paralysis
Jul 2 • 3 min
Leander Stone was diagnosed with a Sphenoid Wing Meningioma. She had no symptoms prior to her diagnosis and it was by chase that it was picked up by a MRI. She was having the scan for something not related to a brain Tumour. Leander talks about her Post…
Diagnosed with a Astrocytoma Cerebellar and Ataxias
Jul 2 • 4 min
Sam Carson talks about when he was diagnosed with an Astrocytoma Cerebellar Tumour at the age of four. He talks about the effects that it has left him with including a rare neurological condition called ataxia which affects his balance and speech. Sam,…
Carol Vaughan Was In A coma For 12 Days
Jun 29 • 18 min
Carol Vaughan talked about her experience with her brain tumour. On the 28th July 2008 Carol went to a courthouse for jury duty and was excused early. When she was going back to her car, she fell on the ramp. Because she fell, someone coming to her aid…
Brain Tumour Research - Where Your Money is Going?
Jun 29 • 24 min
I had the pleasure of interviewing Professor Geoff Pilkington and Helen Fillmore, the Principal Researcher. Professor Geoff Pilkington and his team of specialist researchers within the Cellular and Molecular Neuro-Oncology Group are working tirelessly to…
Headsmart: Raising awareness of the signs of a brain tumour
Jun 12 • 19 min
We talked to Headsmart. The only dedicated campaign which works on raising awareness for the signs of a brain tumour. Especially the symptoms of brain tumour in children and teenagers. This is done by equipping parents, the public and healthcare…
Why Brain Tumours Affect Hearing
Jun 11 • 27 min
Dr Borka Ceranic who is the Hearing Specialist at St George’s Hospital. She talks about how brain tumour’s or a brain injury can effect hearing. Don’t forget to check out the Aunty M Brain Tumours Website. (This Recording was held at Croydon Radio as a…
Diagnosed with a Brain Tumour and Hydrocephalus
Jun 10 • 5 min
Danielle McGriskin was diagnosed with a brain tumour and hydrocephalus when she was just 13yrs old. Now at the age of 18 she talks to us at Croydon Radio about living with an illness and how she finds it helpful helping others. She has been raising funds…
Having a Brain Tumour and Third Nerve Palsy
Jun 9 • 4 min
Emma Young was diagnosed in June 2012 with a brain tumour, a meningioma and has had two brain surgeries and radiotherapy. She tells us about her diagnosis and where she is now with her treatment. Don’t forget to check out the Aunty M Brain Tumours…
Why Brain Tumours Can Affect Our Vision
Jun 8 • 4 min
I am joined by Bridget Kavanagh who works on the Eye Unit in Croydon University Hospital. She talked about how often she see’s brain tumours and how important it is for people to have yearly eye checks. Don’t forget to check out the Aunty M Brain Tumours…
How to Use the Natural Healing Power of Your Mind & Body
Jun 7 • 9 min
Anthony Wright is an International Speaker, Trainer and Author. Anthony is a brain tumour survivor. ” I had nine operations, two radio-therapies, a week in a coma and a month in a wheelchair”. He has a unique understanding of how the brain functions and…
I Was Diagnosed With a Colloid Cyst.
Jun 6 • 9 min
Claire Snyman from Canada, talks about her personal experience when she was diagnosed with a rare benign brain tumour, a colloid cyst.. Claire went on to write the book ‘Two Steps Forward – Embracing life with a brain tumor’. She was inspired to start to…
My Brain Tumour Led Me To Be A Torch Bearer At The 2012 Olympics
Jun 5 • 5 min
Julia Lavington talks to us about her brain tumour story and being a torch bearer at the 2012 Olympics. She will be sharing her story and what positives she found after going through the trauma. Don’t forget to check out the Aunty M Brain Tumours Website.…
How To Understand PIP If You Have A Brain Tumour?
Jun 4 • 8 min
Robert Shaw talking about his personal experience as being diagnosed with a brain tumour and also how to understand Government Benefits for people diagnosed with brain tumours, in particular the Personal Independence Payments (PIP). Don’t forget to check…
I Promised My Son I Would Share His Story
Jun 4 • 10 min
Jacky Fredrickson talks about her book ‘JON’. This is a book about her son who she lost to brain cancer. Jon was 16 when he started to complain of headaches and sickness. An eyesight test revealed the shocking news that he had developed a brain tumour.…
Music Got Me Through My Darkest Days
Jun 4 • 20 min
Sam also known as Laptop Philharmonic, tells the story when he was diagnosed with a brain tumour and his recovery. He talks about being a music artist and putting together the album CRANIOTOMY because he wanted to share the insights he had with the world…
Living with Brain Cancer
Jun 3 • 12 min
Karl Martin talked about having brain cancer and how he deals with the fact he is living on borrowed time now. It is a very heart warming and honest interview and shows the power of love and determination. Don’t forget to check out the Aunty M Brain…
God Got Me Through My Meningioma Ordeal
Jun 3 • 17 min
Melinda D’abbenigno shared her experience when she was diagnosed with a brain tumour and how without her faith she couldn’t have coped. Don’t forget to check out the Aunty M Brain Tumours Website. (This Recording was held at Croydon Radio as a part of the…
Surviving a Brain Tumour and Bullying
Jun 3 • 20 min
Elizabeth Silvas also known as Lizzy, shares her experience when at the age of 11 was diagnosed with a brain Tumour and her ordeal with bullying at school. From such a young age Lizzy found refuge though the very famous Sonic The Hedgehog games. She…
Living With An Inoperable Benign, Brain Tumour
Jun 3 • 18 min
Julie Liddle, shares her experience when she was diagnosed with a brain tumour and how she became a Brain Tumour Support Worker. Follow Aunty M Brain Tumours on: Twitter Facebook Instagram YouTube Pinterest Don’t forget to check out the Aunty M Brain…
The Importance of Charity Collaborative Work
Jun 3 • 6 min
Tina Boden is a leading voice in the UK for Micro Business. As a Strategist, Connector, Interim Director, Speaker, Writer. In this interview Tina talks about her work with Ellie’s Fund and Brain Tumour Research and Support across Yorkshire and how it is…
Chris Lewis Talks about Living with Cancer
May 14 • 15 min
Chris Lewis talks about his experience of living with stage 4 Mantle Cell Lymphoma for over 12 years. Until July 2007 Chris was a self-employed Business Consultant. It was then that Chris was diagnosed with a rare blood cancer and given only six months to…
I Survived a Brain Tumour and Breast Cancer
May 5 • 27 min
Dawn Hamill has survived not only a brain tumour but also breast cancer. Dawn was diagnosed with a Benign Parasaggital Meningioma in November 2008 and later on in 2014 was diagnosed with Grade 2 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Breast Cancer. Listen here to her…
My Son Was Diagnosed With A Ependymoma
May 3 • 24 min
Linda Rickford Talks About When Her Son Was Diagnosed With A Ependymoma. After going through a nightmare of a time when her son was diagnosed with a brain tumour, she doesn’t want any other mother to struggle the way she did. Linda recalls the whole…