Parents of children with cancer

This group is designed to provide support to parents who are struggling with their child's cancer. This includes adult children who have cancer.

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Hi I'm Rachel, my son (8yrs with autism) has just been diagnosed with Wilms Tumor - kidney cancer. He started treatment on Thursday and we are already back in hospital . Just wanted to say hi to any other parents of children with Wilms or children with cancer and autism.

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Hi Rachel welcome to the community though sorry to hear your story We spread things around a bit more than you as my wife has the cancer, in her case Leiomyosarcoma, and daibetes our son has autism and then I have Ankylosing spondylitis [a form of rheumatism] and a benign enlarged prostrate.

Back to school for son tomorrow starting year 9 (he is 13). He goes to a school in a communication and interaction base attached to a mainstream school.