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Brave James, 8, fighting cancer for third time
A brave Hereford boy is facing another battle with cancer having already fought off two strains of the killer disease.
James Byard-Hunt is only eight but his family has hailed his “unbelievable strength” following his latest diagnosis.
Mum Caroline Byard-Hunt and husband Steve Hunt thought their son had beaten acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) after going into remission when he was four.
But a routine check-up this year revealed both had returned, leaving James in Birmingham Children’s Hospital receiving extensive chemotherapy and waiting for a suitable bone marrow match.
Should one be found he will undergo a transplant later this year. If not, he faces ongoing care at his Luston home.
See the full story in this week’s Hereford Times.
- A fundraising group, Little Hero’s, has been set up to send the family to Disney World in Florida. Search Facebook for Little Hero’s or email email@example.com for details.