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Amanda Rishworth MP honours Erin Griffin

2017-08-15T20:15:51+00:00

Speech: Childhood Cancer, Erin Griffin Monday, 19 October 2015 Source House Page 124 Proof Yes. Speaker Rishworth, Amanda, MP Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (10:55): Last month was Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and I know that many on both sides of the House wore yellow pins to recognise what I think is an incredibly important month. Many of us here have met families that are affected by childhood cancer. We have [...]

Amanda Rishworth MP honours Erin Griffin2017-08-15T20:15:51+00:00

Are You Sick Of All This Cancer Stuff?

2018-01-07T21:44:10+00:00

Are you sick of all this cancer stuff? by Nicole Scobie Posted on June 18, 2013 Recently I read a post on facebook written by Erin Griffin’s mom, Amanda. Erin was diagnosed with DIPG last year, a type of brain tumour. Erin describes her experience with childhood cancer in this short video by The TRUTH 365, an organization raising awareness for childhood cancer. Here’s Erin speaking: [...]

Are You Sick Of All This Cancer Stuff?2018-01-07T21:44:10+00:00

The 10,000 Mile Journey Begins

2017-06-21T01:04:42+00:00

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” 13-year-old Erin Griffin has taken the first step toward realizing an important dream. Although she is fighting aggressive brain cancer, she is traveling 10,000 miles to the United States to help bring international attention to pediatric cancer and the lack of funding for research. We are asking for your help in making Erin’s dream come true because she [...]

The 10,000 Mile Journey Begins2017-06-21T01:04:42+00:00

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation

2017-05-11T17:08:55+00:00

It kills more Aussie kids than any other disease. So why aren’t we talking about it? By CLEMENCY NORRIS Cure Brain Cancer Foundation Erin Griffin On the first morning in September I woke up early to check for an update on one of our supporters, 14 year old Erin Griffin, who had been fighting a courageous battle against an aggressive brain tumour, and had taken a turn for the worse. [...]

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation2017-05-11T17:08:55+00:00

I’m Childhood Cancer

2017-08-10T23:57:34+00:00

I Am Cancer Hello to you, I’m childhood cancer I’ve heard kids say, I’ll be a dancer Bit by bit, And day by day I’ll try and take, that dream away I’ll do my best, to take you down I’m a nasty demon, not just a noun Your leaders know it, but just don’t care Of all the pain, kids have to bare Those in power, allow me to [...]

I’m Childhood Cancer2017-08-10T23:57:34+00:00

Never take anything for granted

2018-11-04T06:44:40+00:00

Losing my mobility I was happy. I was going on holiday to Scotland to see my family and friends but something happened on the plane. Something happened on the plane which messed with my head, my brain cancer. I was in Dubai. I had a bad headache. I was in severe pain. I was being sick, even drinking water. The pain killers wouldn’t work, but eventually, the ondandanzatron worked [...]

Never take anything for granted2018-11-04T06:44:40+00:00