Jude’s Story: “I saw Jude’s little face and I thought, how the hell am I going to tell him what’s wrong with him?”
On Jude’s 8th birthday a CT scan revealed he had a tumour the size of a plum in the back of his head. He was diagnosed with Medulloblastoma the week before the country went into lock-down in March.
Sarah had a life-saving transplant from her brother during lockdown and will now shield until May next year
Seren has used her Thrive Not Just Survive grant, made possible by our partner, Societe Generale, to fund driving lessons to help her on the road to her long-term career goal.
Katie’s story: “Your whole life changes, it’s like a pivotal point in your life, and everything from that moment is different.”
Callum and Nanette’s family were supported by CLIC Sargent when their daughter Katie was diagnosed in 2017 with Undifferentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinoma, a cancer that’s incredibly rare in adults, but even rarer in children. Very sadly Katie died aged 17 last September. Here Callum and Nanette share Katie’s story.
Sachin was diagnosed with osteosarcoma a few weeks before lockdown and has since been juggling treatment with shielding and school work
Isabella finished her last round of chemotherapy on the day the country went into lockdown and has yet to ring the end of treatment bell
Rosie and her Mum, Claire, struggled with not being able to see friends and family due to lockdown when Rosie was told her tumour was growing again
Ethan’s story: ‘In the space of 48 hours we went from Ethan playing with his mates on the beach to being told he’s got cancer’
Ethan passed away last November after being diagnosed with a tumour on his brain stem in Summer 2019
Sumayyah’s story: ‘All I could do was just cry all the time, I remember Sumayyah was wiping my tears’
Sumayyah, 3, is looking forward to celebrating the first anniversary of her life-saving stem cell transplant, donated by her Mum Amira
17 year old Josh used a Thrive Not Just Survive Grant, made possible by our partner Societe Generale, to buy a specialist laptop to help him with his engineering studies after being diagnosed with cancer.