In May of 2006 we lost Matt, Liam's Dad after a courageous battle with a brain tumour, he was 34 years old. In April of 2008 we got the devastating news that 7 year old Liam had an extremely rare form of cancer in his sinus cavity. This blog is where we can update you on Liam's progess with his brave battle. "If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them."

Day 108

Filed under: 1 — Rebecca at 7:13 pm on Friday, August 8, 2008

Not one to sit on my laurels I contacted the authors of the article that I was given to read regarding myoepithilial carcinomas.  It didn’t phase me one bit that they were Doctors working at a hospital attached to Harvard Universtiy!  I was amazed when they got back to me within a few hours.  They gave me a […]

Day 104- the decision

Filed under: 1 — Rebecca at 12:17 pm on Monday, August 4, 2008

This has got to have been the hardest decision I have ever had to make in my life.  I have agonised over it all weekend, changing my mind about every ten minutes.  I woke up at about 2am on saturday morning and decided that I was going to adopt the “wait and see” approach, but […]

Day 101-Final Diagnosis

Filed under: 1 — Rebecca at 12:49 pm on Friday, August 1, 2008

The day we have been waiting for for 101 days has final come.  Liams tumour has been confirmed as a: Low grade malignant myoepithilial carcinoma. This is incredibly rare and the only documentation regarding these types of tumour that the oncologist has been able to find, documents 29 paediatric cases worldwide.  I am still having to […]

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