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childhood brain tumours

Joshua’s story

Joshua McCormack died from a very rare brain tumour in January 2017. Brain tumours continue to cause more deaths than any other type of childhood cancer. His mum, Nicola, shares Joshua’s story with us to raise awareness of these rare types of cancer and the lack of research funding in the UK. “During Joshua’s gruelling […]

05 Sep 2018
Gracie McCall

Gracie McCall’s story

Gracie McCall’s mum, Katie, shares Gracie’s story with us to highlight the vital need for more childhood cancer research, particularly for very rare types of cancer. “In January 2014, Gracie was diagnosed with a very rare and very aggressive brain tumour called Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumour (AT/RT). She was just two and a half years […]

05 Sep 2018

George’s story

George’s mum, Gemma, shares George’s story to help raise awareness of the symptoms and effects of childhood cancer.  At the age of three, George was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. The only symptom he had was a pale rash on his face.  “After heading to hospital fearing meningitis, George underwent a series of blood tests. […]

05 Sep 2018
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Oscar’s story

Raising awareness of childhood cancer is often just as important as raising money for more vital research. It’s a world unknown to so many and yet devastating to the few who do experience it. Lots of amazing parents and their even more amazing children have been kind enough to share their experiences of childhood cancer […]

28 Aug 2018