Brave Lily is smiles better after getting the all-clear
Little Lily Douglas travelled to America for pioneering treatment at the weekend with a big smile on her face — as she was told she is officially cancer-free.
Lily (10) from Perth was diagnosed with stage-four Ewing’s Sarcoma in April last year and only had a five per cent chance of survival.
However, following extensive chemotherapy treatment and a number of major surgeries, she was given the all-clear on Friday, April 13. And on Saturday, Lily and her family travelled to Jacksonville in Florida to undergo 10 weeks of proton therapy, which will help make sure there are no“rogue”cancer cells left in her body.
Mum Jane said:“It is just amazing to sit for a minute and think she is cancer-free. “We have waited so long to hear it.”
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