Cancer is a funny business
However, no matter how bad it was for us, her parents, it was incomprehensibly worse for her.
Yet she just got on with it and did what was asked. That’s not to say that she didn’t hate most of the treatment – but that she blindly trusted us, just as we blindly trusted the doctors, nurses, consultants and surgeons.
But it does Cancer is a funny business. The doctors take you to one side and essentially say, ‘Your child is going to die if she is not treated. So what we’d like to do is spend the next two and half years pumping her full of poison, which will make her feel truly awful and could be very dangerous for her. Oh, and there’s no guarantee that it will work. Do you fancy giving it a go?’
And you answer, ‘Where do I sign up?’ What choice do you have?
But it does work and the treatment is getting better and better thanks to the incredible research and work of those genius science types.
The truth is that even 10-15 years ago the chances are that Molly wouldn’t have made it.