Bone Cancer Case Study

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Back in February little six year old Alice from Brunswick heads had been suffering pain to her lower back when she lay down. As the pain eventually got worse, after many tests were run and long weekends spent in the hospital, Alice eventually lost use of her legs.
Results from a special scan that she had, came back and revealed that she had a tumour in her spine. The growth was known as Ewing’s Sarcoma which is a rare form of bone cancer. The cancer got worse and they were eventually flown to Brisbane for medical treatment.
Alice's mum was told that the treatment would take up to nine months and she hadn't even considered how Alice and herself would live. She stayed at the hospital ward for a few nights which was kilometres away from her home
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