Meet just a few of the families who have been supported by Fight Cancer Foundation's vital support programs over the last 12 months, thanks to your support.
“Your son Maxx has leukaemia,” the doctor told me.
I’d never heard this word before in my life. Leukaemia? What did that mean? I only had one question: how can we fix it? I assumed he would need some pills – but the reality was so much worse.
Cancer takes so much from a child. Little Maya knows just how much.
It took her hair. It took her hearing. It took several centimetres off her height. For a while, it even took her ability to eat. In truth, it stole a huge part of her childhood
Can you imagine hearing these words from a doctor about your child?‘The chances of survival are zero.’
That’s what the Stuart family were told when their son Will had relapsed for a third time with leukaemia.
A blood cancer diagnosis was life-changing for John and his family.
After spending more than 100 days away from home while John received treatment, he and his wife Jennie know exactly how important accommodation support is.
After being diagnosed with cancer at just five years old, Eleanor faced long and intensive treatment to get better.
Instead of starting prep, Eleanor was in hospital, embarking on the biggest fight of her life.
Sadie was just seven years old when she was diagnosed with cancer.
While Sadie went through 10 months of intensive treatment, she took part in Fight Cancer Foundation's education support program, ensuring she didn't fall behind at a crucial stage of her education.
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