The James Fund for Neuroblastoma Research

By: James Birrell Neuroblastoma  09-12-2011
Keywords: Childhood Cancer, Neuroblastoma

Even though its been quite a long time … just over sixteen years in fact, I can remember like it was yesterday. It was late October 1995 and Hannah had a bad cold. Hannah’s Mom is asthmatic so in the middle of the night when none of us were sleeping Kathy said we were taking [..]

One of my favourite bands is The Cure. A few years ago I was rediscovering some of their music when I came across a song titled “Where The Birds Always Sing”. I think the first time I really listened to it was around the time when one of my kids died … Listening to it [..]

I’ve been active in childhood cancer causes for quite a while. I’ve found so many of the other parents of children with cancer are just as passionate as I am about childhood cancer and the ones I’ve met from The James Fund, passionate about neuroblastoma. So many of us, once our child’s treatment is finished [..]

In the last post I spoke of guilt and how it affects the parents of survivors of childhood cancer. Just after I wrote that I read on Facebook about the passing Megan McNeil. Talk about feeling the huge pangs of guilt that day. Then that evening I was at a volunteer appreciation dinner and was [..]

As I’ve said in previous writings this blog is about, for the most part, neuroblastoma although I will delve into childhood cancer in general from time to time. I’m writing today about guilt. In so many cases of childhood cancers the cancer is fast growing and aggressive and by the time a child is diagnosed [..]

Keywords: Childhood Cancer, Neuroblastoma

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