Children Cancer Journey: Joseph

Joseph’s Cancer Journey

Joseph’s symptoms was early noticed, Joseph a seven years old boy was diagnosed of Nephroblastoma (cancer of the kidney) in 2017. On a fateful Friday, he came out of school, and told his mummy that his tummy was hurting, her mother gave her some local herbs think it was just a sign of pile but to no avail.

The pain become severe and her mother noticed a mass in some part of his stomach , he was immediately rushed to the hospital, where checks were carried out and it was discovered he had tumour coming from his kidney. After series of test and scan,Joseph was diagnosed with Stage 1 Nephroblastoma (Cancer of the Kidney).

Joseph gets bored quickly and likes to stay active but his cancer diagnosis has really affect him. His greatest desire is to be heal so he can go back to school and play with his friends. Joseph is currently on treatment , he is poised to have an excellent prognosis and can beat cancer to become a survivor through proper and prompt treatment. Joseph favourite food is Eba (a Nigerian staple) and any kind of stew/soup.

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