We are delighted to bring you our Gold Ribbon Conversations podcast during Childhood Cancer Awareness month, exploring various aspects of childhood cancer with five guests. You’ll find Gold Ribbon Conversations wherever
We are delighted to bring you our Gold Ribbon Conversations podcast during Childhood Cancer Awareness month, exploring various aspects of childhood cancer with five guests.
You’ll find Gold Ribbon Conversations wherever you listen to podcasts.
Episode 1: Nikki Bradley
Nikki was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer at the age of 16. Now as an adult she shares the impact of this adolescent diagnosis and treatment on her mental, emotional, physical and fertility health. Now as a motivational speaker Nikki has completed a number of physical challenges and champions the power of mindset.
Episode 2: Sinead Wood
Sinead’s son Cillian was diagnosed with lymphoma at the age of seven and has fought cancer for 3 years. He has just finished treatment and has a bright future ahead. But as we learn in this episode as treatment ends, suppressed emotions can begin to come to the surface.
Episode 3: Cathy Bermingham
Cathy’s son Max sadly passed away in 2019 at the age of eight, having been diagnosed with neuroblastoma when he was two. Cathay has been supported in her grief through connecting with other parents who understand loss and by celebrating the life of her little boy. Through this episode she hopes to now support other parents in their grief.
Episode 4: Rebecca Walsh
Rebecca is a Play Specialist in [email protected] and works with children and families through the medium of play to help them understand their diagnosis and treatment.
Treatment of childhood cancer is more than just physical, children heal, grow, process and develop through the power of play.
Episode 5: Dr Sarah Curry
Sarah is a paediatric oncologist in [email protected], working with families and the medical team to ensure the best outcomes possible for children.
Month Long Event (september)