I thought I had done quite a good job of avoiding Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this year. I had seen a few things on Twitter,… Read More »Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – September 2019
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At the point that cancer was confirmed, I switched to autopilot. It is an unpleasant place to be, but it is familiar, and it is partly that familiarity that gets you through those first few days and weeks of shock and adjustment
My son had an extremely RARE case, so I would like to reassure other parents that it isn't 100% going to happen to their child, but it a possibility if your child has high dose radiotherapy
The next part of the Rhabdomyosarcoma series. Please read and share to help spread awareness.
Some side effects are well known, but this post looks beyond vomiting and hair loss
We were the newbies. My child had hair and was not yet connected to a drip stand. We looked nervous and still in shock, lost and anxious in this new world.
In this second part I write about my son being admitted to hospital at Christmas, and the long wait for a biopsy.
In this blog post I talk about the signs and symptoms that eventually brought a diagnosis of Childhood Cancer for my son.