‘Raf had always been a well and happy child, and had hit all developmental milestones. He had turned seven two weeks earlier and we had done the traditional height/weight measurements (as you do every year), and he looked as he always had.’ Just two weeks later, he was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma.
Holly died of cancer at just 27 years old. Before she passed away, she wrote down her thoughts along with 30 brilliant pieces of advice for those still fortunate enough to have their health. What a powerful piece of writing!
Do you remember this photo? Whether you’re seeing it for the first time or remember it from a few years ago, we wanted to share an update on the brave little boy and his supportive sister.
“I always had to put her first,” the brave mum said. “But I’ve never smiled as much in my life as I did during my cancer. I was fighting for my life, and there wasn’t an option to lose. I couldn’t die, I had to be alive for my daughter.”
Roberto Avila Brambila was diagnosed with cancer in 2021, just a few months before his daughter, Andy also received a heartbreaking cancer diagnosis. For Roberto, it was stomach cancer. For four-year-old Andy, it was brain cancer.
A 24-year-old woman battling a late-stage cancer diagnosis is sharing her story to warn others of a very unusual symptom she ignored for months.
“I kept brushing it all off. If left unaddressed I would have never found out I had cancer.”
Two little children are without their mum or dad after they lost both parents in just one month.
“It felt like I had lost everything. My sons were so young, my eldest was nine and my youngest had only just been born. How could I leave them so soon??”
Chanelle was told she had low iron and PND. However, in a shock diagnosis, it turned out to be cancer. Now she’s spent the past two years fighting a battle no mother should have to endure. What a brave and strong mum Chanelle is. Here’s how we can support her.
Doctors thought Millie Mae had an ear infection. Turns out, it was an aggressive cancer that took this sweet little girl just 8 days after her diagnosis.