Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Damary Dawkins had become close to Sterling, who supported efforts to find a stem cell donor before the 13-year-old died last month.
Five years after Angus had been given the all clear, I started to notice a lot of pain in my lower back – suddenly my family were going through cancer all over again
Life’s so short and it can be taken away from you in the blink of an eye – we realise that even more at this time of year
I didn't know it was possible to have chemo and not be sick or lose your hair. The intensive chemo regimen made Andrew's hair fall out and made him throw up every day for nine months. However, for two and a half years after this the maintenance chemotherapy just kept things at bay whilst he looked every inch the 'normal' little boy with a mop of crazy hair.