Rhabdoid tumour at 5 months old – Kirsty's story

At 5 months old,  Mason was sent to the Emergency Department for stomach pains. Two days later, the hospital began surgery to remove a tumour and his right kidney. Five days later Mason was diagnosed with rhabdoid tumour, a rare and aggressive form of cancer.

On the Cancer Council website, Mason’s Kirsty talks about her baby’s cancer diagnosis, life-saving surgery, 30 weeks of chemotherapy, radiation and being five years cancer-free.

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