Science is the solution for kids like Alex
It’s 25 years since The Kids’ Cancer Project started. While medical research has come a long way, there’s further to go. This Easter we are putting a spotlight on brain cancer. Survival rates are so low; this specific disease is responsible for more childhood deaths than any other.
Twelve years ago, Alex Rizzo was diagnosed with medulloblastoma - a tumour that develops in the cerebellum; the area at the back of the brain that controls movement and coordination. His was an aggressive tumour that had spread down his spinal cord.
As a 15-year-old high school student today, Alex doesn’t allow the disease he had as a small child define him. However, he will live with the side-effects of treatment for the rest of his life. Read more
Please give this Easter so kids like Alex get the right treatment for them.