Posts tagged with cancer

Josh, Paul and family

Josh was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma in 2012, undergoing treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and staying on Elephant Ward for nine months. Now seven, Josh is a regular, healthy seven year old boy who is excelling at school. This Father’s Day, Josh’s dad Paul shares their story and explains why he’s taking on RideLondon-Surrey, a 100 mile cycling challenge to raise money for GOSH.


Nine-year-old Millie was diagnosed with a brain tumour after losing the vision in one eye overnight. After undergoing neurosurgery and several cycles of chemotherapy at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), Millie is now in remission. Dad Marco shares their story.

Sonny and mum Laura

Sonny was rushed to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for emergency surgery after his stomach ache worsened. Surgery revealed that Sonny had non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and he began a course of chemotherapy at GOSH. Mum Laura shares their story.

Emily Baker and colleague study patient notes

I love being a practice educator. Improving clinical standards through education and training is what it’s all about. We need practice educators to improve and maintain standards, to challenge people, to bring in new ideas and to keep staff engaged and motivated.

Nikki meets Prince Harry at the WellChild Awards

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) patients Nikki Christou and Jonathan He, Hollie Green – sibling of former GOSH patient Danny – and GOSH staff Rachel Cooke and Margaret Clapson were the recipients of WellChild Awards at the eighth annual ceremony held last night at the Dorchester Hotel on London’s Park Lane.

Joseph meets The Prince of Wales

HRH The Prince of Wales visited the cancer and neurology wards at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) today, paying special visits to three patients.

Enda in Great Ormond Street Hospital

Kiss it Better is an initiative to raise money for research into the causes and treatment of childhood cancer – the biggest disease affecting children today. Six-year-old Enda spent a significant amount of time at Great Ormond Street Hospital battling Langerhans’ cell histiocytosis.

Paul and Josh

In February 2012, our lives came to a grinding halt when my four-year-old boy Josh was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of cancer known as Burkitt’s Lymphoma.

Christianne with mum Joanne

On 5th October 2011, at only six weeks old, baby Christianne had an ultrasound on her abdomen at her local hospital and it was discovered she had a tumour in her adrenal gland. Unfortunately the tumour had already spread to her liver, which dangerously increased it in size.

Will with patient Emily McCann

Patients and staff at the Great Ormond Street Hospital School had a couple of exceptional days recently with visits from a Paralympian hero, Will Bayley, and the launch day for a book about superheroes.

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