HRH The Prince of Wales visited the cancer and neurology wards at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) today, paying special visits to three patients.
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.
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.
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.
Back in July 2010, my four-year-old son William was lethargic, not eating properly and constipated. He was getting worse every day and his stomach was huge. There was a mass in his abdomen and the doctors said we needed to go to Great Ormond Street Hospital for more tests.
On Tuesday 8 May a new series of “Great Ormond Street” started on BBC2 with remarkable access to clinical teams at the hospital, featuring some of their most difficult and complex cases. ‘A Difficult Line’ observed doctors and parents grappling with the dilemma faced when a treatment for cancer in children can have a detrimental [...]
Great Ormond Street Hospital patients are set to benefit from a government announcement today that up to £250 million of funding will bring Proton Beam Therapy to the UK.