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Eight-year-old Zayviar from Redbank Plains is living with an extremely rare x-linked chromosomal defect - a condition that affects only seven people in the world, who are all within Zayviar’s family.

26 February 2019 |


At the age of 15, Imogen’s life was turned upside down when what she and her parents thought was a lingering rowing injury ended up being stage 4 osteosarcoma - a rare and aggressive form of bone cancer.

25 February 2019 |


Poppy-Rose was just seven days old when she underwent open-heart surgery – her heart was no bigger than a walnut at the time.

21 February 2019 |


What began as a normal gymnastics training session, ended in the discovery of a life-changing health challenge for Isabella.

6 February 2019 |


When Everly was just 18 months old, she was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma - an aggressive form of cancer that has a poor prognosis.

29 January 2019 |


Evie from Walloon was only a week old when she was first admitted to hospital with feeding and stomach troubles - and she has spent more than half her life as an inpatient due to a rare genetic condition diagnosed when she was two.

9 January 2019 |
Last updated: 27 June 2017
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