The Reality of Cancer – Mark’s Story
In the summer of 2016, Mark Hollands-Martel discovered a lump on his neck. Certain that it was nothing to worry about, but keen to get it removed, Mark visited his local GP for advice. He was told byRead More
Each September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (#CCAM) helps highlight the impact of cancer on young people and their family. Every week in the UK, more than 30 children are diagnosed with cancer. 1 out of 5 will not survive their disease. Many charities across the UK are working together to improve the lives of young cancer patients through ground breaking research and support for families.
Charities are also asking people to unite in support for the cause with a variety of fundraising and awareness activities under a “gold” theme. People can join the fight for young lives against cancer show their support by wearing a gold ribbon. In this month, many people will also be celebrating the positive impact of research in childhood and young person’s cancer by sharing their ‘Golden Moments’ from their child’s cancer journey.
At LMC, we know how difficult it is to see your child go through cancer and we’re proud to offer our full range of medical services to children as well as dietary, emotional and behavioural support to families. Our paediatric consultants are some of the best in the world and are continuely improving the outcomes and quality of life for our youngest patients.
We understand how worrying it is for parents when our children require medical care. We are here to help families every step of the way. If your child has been diagnosed and you wish a second opinion or advice, that's what we are here for.