Our Stories

Meet some of the patients, families and teams who have inspired us in our work to ensure children with cancer in the developing world have equal access to treatment and care.
Zwe
Myanmar

Zwe is 7 years old and she suffers from a brain tumour. She lives in a rural village in Rakhine Division in the north of Myanmar with her father and mother.

After suffering headaches for three months, they visited the village doctor, who mentioned that the headaches were just temporary. When the problem persisted, they were referred to their regional hospital, which in turn referred her to Yangon general hospital (YGH). YGH decided to perform an operation on Zwe and then referred her to Yangon Children's Hospital, to the Paediatric Oncology Unit, where a brain tumour was

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Patients and Families
24.05.17
Myo is 5 years old and was diagnosed with leukaemia in December 2015. Soon after being diagnosed, Myo’s father
Patients and Families
19.05.17
This Ramadan, give relief to a child with cancer, like Yasmin in Bangladesh. There is a great reward for those who
Patients and Families
17.05.17
Meet 10-year old Yasmin. After several months of feeling unwell, Yasmin’s parents took her to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib
Patients and Families
15.05.17
Phu is 1 and a half years old. Her parents noticed that she had a white spot in her eye when she was 5 months old so
Patients and Families
12.05.17
A celebration of life... The House of Hope, attached to a hospital in the Philippines, is a haven for children
Patients and Families
08.05.17
Zaw
Zaw is a 6 year old boy with Down's Syndrome, who is currently staying on the paediatric oncology ward with his father
Patients and Families
08.05.17
Khin is 11 years old and has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL). When she was only 5 years old she developed lymph
Patients and Families
08.05.17
Hla is 10 years old and has been suffering with synovial sarcoma – a rare form of cancer which occurs in the soft
Survivors
07.02.17
Surviving childhood cancer... When Labeba became ill at 8 years old, her family thought it was just a fever that would

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