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Daniel’s story

Hi I’m Daniel. I am now 33 years old and was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) when I was three years old in December 1989. Being so young at the time, I don’t really have many memories of that period of my life. I just remember being in hospital a lot around the age […]

12 Nov 2018
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In loving memory of Dorothy Cameron

Our heartfelt thanks go to the family of Dorothy Cameron. Dorothy passed away on 12th January and her daughters, Diane, Sandra and Sue, chose to support Friends of Rosie at their mother’s funeral service. Diane, Sandra and Sue lost their older sister, Janet, when she was just 10 years old back in 1974. Janet had […]

11 Feb 2020
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Jude’s Story

Jude Anderton was 11 years old when he was diagnosed with bone cancer. He went from a happy, highly active boy to being desperately ill in such a short space of time. His mum, Helen, shares his story to help raise awareness for childhood bone cancer and the vital need for more research: “I remember […]

12 Aug 2020
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Ruth Grace – our Young Ambassador

This Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we’re delighted to introduce Ruth Grace Crosby as our first ever Friends of Rosie Young Ambassador. Ruth Grace was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, when she was eight years old in October 2016. As a Friends of Rosie Young Ambassador, she’ll be supporting the charity in promoting […]

03 Sep 2020