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Young Ambassador

Our Young Ambassador on BBC News

Our Young Ambassador, Ruth Grace, recently appeared on BBC North West Tonight. Her appearance coincided with her return to school after almost four years in treatment. You can watch the programme here. Ruth Grace, from Manchester, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, when she was eight years old. She had a horrific […]

14 Sep 2020
Rosie Larkin

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
Tobias story

Tobias’ story

Tobias was diagnosed at just eight weeks old with Infantile Fibrosarcoma – a tumour so rare that only 50 children in the last 20 years in Europe have been diagnosed with it. His mum, Katherine, shares Tobias’ story. Tobias was born on 28th September 2016. He was 7lb 6oz and a bouncing, beautiful, healthy baby […]

11 Sep 2018