December Warrior-Emerson

Emerson’s is 8 and an amazing big sister to Luca who was November’s Warrior. Luca was diagnosed with an aggressive and rare grade 4 brain tumour (ATRT) in May 2020. This is a rare and fast-growing type of brain cancer. Luca had lots of treatment to treat this cancer including surgery ,7 months of chemo, three stem cell transplants, followed by six weeks of daily radiation under general anaesthetic. This meant from May 2020 – December 2020, Luca was in hospital for months at a time, ...

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November Warrior-Luca

Luca is a brave amazing little girl who was diagnosed with Grade 4 ATRT Brain Cancer when she was 3 years old. This is a rare and fast-growing type of brain cancer. Luca has had lots of treatment to treat this cancer including an 8-hour surgery to remove the tumour. She then had 7 months of chemotherapy with three stem cell transplants. Followed by six weeks of daily radiation under general anaesthetic. She has just finished 16 weeks of a 48-week chemotherapy ...

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October Warrior-Scarlett-Monique

Scarlett-Monique is 8 years old and was diagnosed with b-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in March 2021. ALL is a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. She is an incredible girl who hasn’t lost any of her sass and courage and has a tremendous amount of strength. She received immunotherapy while recovering from lung surgery but now has started her 3rd round of chemotherapy and is doing extremely well. 

Scarlett-Monique has endured so many hiccups with fracturing her foot and having some of her right bottom lung removed due to a fungus (pneumonia). ...

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September Warrior- Fletcher

Fletcher is an incredible brave four year old who was diagnosed with Medulloblastoma when he was 3.5 (Feb 2021). This is a type cancer of the brain or central nervous system. He had surgery to remove the tumour on 17th February 2021 and a second surgery on the 1st March 2021 to insert a shunt.

He is currently receiving mega chemotherapy (intense therapy which he has (he has 6 rounds of chemo which has him staying in hospital for 4 ...

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August Warrior-Jamie

Jamie is a happy, adorable four-year-old. He lives on a farm and loves playing with his pet lamb Chico.  Jamie has been diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) – a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. He has had to have a lot of time having intense chemotherapy which makes him very sick and means he spends lots of time in hospital

Jamie is currently receiving maintenance chemotherapy every day, double dose every Wednesday, IV chemotherapy.  He has to have ...

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July Warrior-Lucas

Lucas is an amazing little boy who turns 7 on 29th July. He is a very cute, happy, and caring little boy. Lucas was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) – a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow in November 2020 – 2 days before our wedding! Of course, it came as a massive shock to us all. Since his diagnosis Lucas has had multiple Lumbar Punctures, 2 surgeries and hundreds of doses of medications.

Lucas is currently ...

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June Warrior – Riley

Riley is an energetic and cheeky  7-year-old and is currently in year three at school. Riley has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy which is neurological condition which can cause a range of motor and movement disabilities. He also has Epilepsy which is  a chronic disorder that causes recurrent seizures. A seizure is a sudden rush of electrical activity in the brain.

Riley  also has autism and an intellectual disability. Riley is brave but he has to have lots of medical appointments, and he suffers extreme anxiety around anything ...

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May Warrior Mahalia

Mahalia is 8 years old and the sister of last month’s warrior Morgan who was is diagnosed at 4 with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Mahalia is such a caring little soul who looks after Morgan’s and feels her pain.

Childhood cancer treatment takes it’s toll on all family members including siblings who experience the effects of the treatment and the changes in family life. Morgan’s treatment means Mahalia’s mum often has to spend nights in hospital away from Mahalia. This is hard ...

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April Warrior – Morgan

Morgan is a hilarious little character with an amazing smile. She was diagnosed at 4 with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. Morgan receives regular chemotherapy at the Children’s Hospital to treat the cancer. The beginning of her treatment was horrific. The doctors were unsure of her cancer type and she had a reaction to platelets. Morgan has had many long stays in the hospital. The long stints in the hospital have ...

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March’s Warrior – Addison

Addison is an energetic, mischievous, caring, sensitive child who loves Irish Dancing, babies and looking after her younger cousins. She is 10 years old, and lives with congenital kyphosis and scoliosis. Scoliosis is an S or C-shaped spinal deformity where the spine curves sideways. Kyphosis is an increase in the forward curvature of the spine.

Addison’s older brother was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia when she was two, and she took on the role of nurse Addison to care for her ...

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