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Mrs Brown’s Blogs is an honest and frank account of life, family and education. Her blogs provided an emotional outlet for her to tell the world exactly how heartbreaking but also inspiring it is to watch your child go through treatment for cancer.

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Mrs Brown’s Blogs is an honest and frank account of life, family and education. Her blogs provided an emotional outlet for her to tell the world exactly how heartbreaking but also inspiring it is to watch your child go through treatment for cancer.

  • Patient Name: Felix
  • Cancer Type: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia
  • Age when diagnosed: 10

Celebrating 1000 days of Treatment for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia

24th October 2018

three children smiling

A big milestone
When you face hard and tough times, milestones can be a saving grace. At the beginning of treatment, we marked the end of each phase of treatment with a celebratory nod. One thousand days of treatment is certainly something to mark in my book!
We knew from ...

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First day back to school for a child with a cancer diagnosis CCAM

3rd September 2018

Felix boy in school uniform ccam

A note for teachers
I know how lucky we are that Felix is starting secondary school today. Childhood Cancer is rare but for whatever reason, Felix is one in 300 children to be diagnosed. If there is a silver lining, yes there is always a silver lining, Felix happened upon ...

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It’s not the leukaemia – my fear of relapse

11th April 2018

I was so pleased to hear those words at our recent oncology review.
I try not to say or think about relapse. Instead, I bury it in my subconscious with a lot of fear, uncertainty and anger. Freud would have a field day in my subconscious at the moment – ...

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Things you could do and say by those who know

10th April 2018

Flowers blog

What you do and say makes this thing a whole lot better for me.
You…

Keep in regular contact and adopt a ‘no fuss approach’. Thank you.
Talk to me about my child’s cancer. I need to talk about it. It’s a huge part of our life now. Thank ...

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