Family Stories

Read and listen to the lived experiences of children, young people and parents impacted by cancer as they share their stories.

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Jacob's Story

Jacob's Story

Jacob Perkins is a happy, passionate, 12-year-old boy who loves drawing, dancing and making TikToks. He was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in January 2022 and since then has undergone chemotherapy and surgery in his home city of Dublin.

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Annabel's Story

Annabel was just six years old when she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia last year.

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Annabel's Story

Past Stories

Penny's Story

Sinead is sharing Penny’s story to help us raise awareness of the need for a new therapeutic...

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Austin's Story

Austin is a member of Cancer Fund for Children's Youth Advisory Group and he kindly shared his story...

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Esme O'Connor's Story

Esme, who is seven and a half years old, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) just...

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Alex 's Story

Louisa McEleney’s son Alex was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2017. Alex finished treatment in...

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Gillian's Story

As we approach Mother’s Day we spoke to one inspirational partner and mum, Gillian Arnott from...

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Matthew and Charlie's Story

Matthew McKeegan (13) was diagnosed with leukaemia in November 2018.

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