“At the point when he was diagnosed, this treatment was on trial here in Australia,” Tina says. “The nurses would regularly say to us, ‘You’re really lucky. Twelve months ago, we would have just sent you home.’”
“So science helped our child survive, but there is still a high mortality rate for his type of cancer even with that treatment, which is concerning.”
What can be done by individuals and families to help improve outcomes for kids with neuroblastoma? Plenty, Tina and Levi say.