Cancer stories

Today, 11 more children and young people will hear the devastating news that they have cancer. CLIC Sargent will fight tirelessly for them, often when they feel they can't.

Here are their stories. 


At 12-weeks-old, Noreen's daughter Muskaan was diagnosed with a rare bone marrow disorder called HLH. The family were supported by CLIC Sargent Social Workers and given a CLIC Sargent grant. Read the whole story.


Stacie’s son Lucien was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma - a cancerous tumour - in May 2015 when he was two-years-old. Stacie explains how their CLIC Sargent Social Worker Jude at Sheffield Children’s Hospital is helping them cope with cancer and its treatment. Read the whole story.


When 20-year-old nursery nurse Jennifer found out she had leukaemia, CLIC Sargent Social Worker James George was there to support her and her family through some really tough times. Read the whole story.


In June 2015 Evie was diagnosed with leukaemia. She was allowed home for treatment but suffered side effects including hair loss. Her family was supported by CLIC Sargent Nurses, Social Workers and Play Specialists. Read her story.


After noticing blood in Seb’s urine, his mum Natasha took him to various GP appointments and to the hospital but was only given antibiotics. The family were on holiday and Seb was in so much pain that they had to cut the holiday short and come home. After a scan, more examinations and tests, the doctors confirmed that Seb, aged 18 months, had bladder and prostate cancer. Read his full story.