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Weʼre raising £5,000 to help improve the quality of life for Adam while he undergoes treatment for Ewing's Sarcoma.

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This is Adam and Leila.

Adam is 12 years old.

In December 2017, Adam was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer which mainly affects children. His treatment will involve many months of chemotherapy as well as radiotherapy and surgery.

Most of December (including Christmas and New Year) was spent in and out of the Children's Hospital in Oxford undergoing a barrage of procedures before he could commence chemotherapy at the beginning of January.

On the 11th January, after Adam's first round of chemo, he felt well enough to go to school for a few hours which was a huge relief and a welcome change of scenery; a sense of normality returned, he was learning, he was seeing friends, he was getting on with life.

Unfortunately the following day Adam's femur, weakened by the tumour, spontaneously fractured under his body weight. This was a massive set back and Adam spent the following 3 weeks in a traction bed in hospital while still enduring chemotherapy.

Adam is now managing to get around in a wheelchair but is looking forward to walking again after planned surgery later in the year. Following surgery it is likely that Adam will require many months of physiotherapy to enable him to regain full mobility.

Throughout this, Adam's good humour has never faltered, and he has continued to light up the room with his big beaming smile, positivity and thumbs up!

The pressure on Adam's family has been immense. The coordination of work, staying with Adam at the hospital, spending the time they need to with Adam’s younger sister, grabbing what hours they can as a family of four is exhausting and stressful. The time they can enjoy together as a normal family has become more precious and they are all determined to make the most of the free time they have while Adam is home from hospital.

Your funds will continue to support Adam and his family with expenses and treatment Adam may need in the future.

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78

  • Sarah Flynn

    Sarah Flynn

    Aug 3, 2018

    Sending my very best wishes to you all

    £50.00

  • Zoe Findon

    Zoe Findon

    Jun 17, 2018

    X

    £50.00

  • Simon Brailey

    Simon Brailey

    Jun 12, 2018

    Hoping this will make your time together as a family full of fun and laughter. Thinking of you all, The Braileys xx

    £50.00

  • Alex & Jane Bennett

    Alex & Jane Bennett

    Jun 4, 2018

    Hi Adam, Like a few people on here we have never met, but your dad and I are cousins. We just wanted to wish you all the very best and hope to meet you in the not too distant future.

    £30.00

  • Jake Hughes

    Jake Hughes

    May 25, 2018

    £10.00

  • clare hodgkiss

    clare hodgkiss

    May 25, 2018

    keep on fighting!!

    £5.00

  • Emma Dickson

    Emma Dickson

    May 24, 2018

    We haven’t met but you’re a cousin of my cousin Emma Quarmby! Sending you our love and best wishes xxx

    £10.00

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