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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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Rosie’s story

Rosie Larkin is the namesake of Friends of Rosie. She lost her battle with neuroblastoma in 1991 at the age of five years old. Rosie’s family and friends set up the charity during Rosie’s illness to help other children with cancer. Here is Rosie’s story: Neuroblastoma often starts in the tummy, commonly in the adrenal glands […]

10 Sep 2018

Arthur’s story

Arthur was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) when he was just 16 months old. His mum, Katie, who is also a Friends of Rosie Parent Trustee, shares his story. “It’s hard to think how poorly he was when we were admitted into Ward 84 at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital – he has come […]

05 Sep 2018