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Childhood cancer turns a family's world upside down. Hear it first hand through these powerful stories.

Sydnee’s story

The Cliffords’ worst fears were confirmed when their four-year-old daughter Sydnee was diagnosed with acute…

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Mason’s story

A recurring fever attributed to a harmless childhood virus led to a late night knock…

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Riley’s story

Riley endured 15 months of debilitating health problems before his family received a diagnosis they’d…

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Thu-Lena’s volunteer story

In June 2019 Thu-Lena Tran, Child Cancer’s Connect Group Lead in Hawke’s Bay, won the…

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Isabella’s story

In August 2015, at a time when other mothers would have been bonding with their…

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Mannix’s Story

Mannix Dawson was just 12 years old when his little sister Isabella was diagnosed with cancer in…

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Meet Serena

Serena Stace says she would not be the person she is today if she had…

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