Yesterday, the Sunday Tasmanian published an article about the need to drastically improve brain cancer survival rates for children. Every year in Australia over 35 children die of brain cancer-sadly it kills more Australian children than any other disease.
Many parents have told the Senate Select Committee into Low Survival Cancers, which I Chair, of their anguish and frustration with the limited treatment options available and the terrible impact this disease has had on their families.
It is utterly heart-breaking that so many children die from this cancer. Thanks to The Mercury Newspaper and other News ltd papers for recognising that we drastically need to improve survival rates for brain cancer patients and for throwing your support behind this issue.
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