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Violet’s story

In November 2015, at just six years old, the life that Violet knew suddenly changed. She now faced a world of hospitals, needles, and seemingly endless doses of medication that made her feel sick.

Violet’s story

Violet’s story

In November 2015, at just six years old, the life that Violet knew suddenly changed. She now faced a world of hospitals, needles, and seemingly endless doses of medication that made her feel sick.

Nixon’s story

Nixon’s story

Just a few weeks before Brodie was due to give birth to Nixon, a scan showed a large lump on his head.

Thomas’s story

Thomas’s story

In Perth doctors at Princess Margaret Hospital performed multiple scans and tests. Eventually a biopsy confirmed the tumour was rhabdomyosarcoma.

Declan’s story

Declan’s story

Declan was diagnosed with cancer just before his fourth birthday.

Charlie’s story

Charlie’s story

Charlie was just eight months old when her mother noticed a bruise under her right eye.

Ruby’s story

Ruby’s story

On 19 May 2014, little Ruby celebrated her first birthday. It was a bittersweet moment for her parents, Emma and Joel. For the past few months, they had watched their beautiful baby girl receive treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia – a rare form of the disease.

Jemma’s story

Jemma’s story

Life was pretty normal for the Hill family until Jemma started having headaches. Everyone had been unwell during the school holidays so Jemma’s mum, Sam, didn’t worry too much. One day, Jemma's cheek looked a bit droopy and her eye wasn't shutting properly. Sam knew something wasn't right.

Clodagh & Maeve help kids with cancer

Clodagh & Maeve help kids with cancer

Clodagh and Maeve were at Nippers during our Balmoral Swim for Cancer event and heard about childhood cancer. When they got home, they said to their dad Tomasz that they wanted to hold a cake stall to raise money for our research to help cure kids with cancer.

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