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December 2012

Josh has finished his Radiotherapy treatment, he has to have a brain scan in March, his consultant won't give go ahead for him to travel until after that. He's had a difficult 6 weeks and deserves the very best holiday possible. Thank you for all of the support that Josh has been given, it is very much appreciated.

Special thanks to Paul Weller who performed Wild Wood and signed 2 guitars to auction off in aid of Josh.
11th March 2013

Josh has had his scan to see if treatment has been successful, it wasn't quite the result we hoped for. The scan is showing a build up of fluids in a sac in place of the tumour, doctors are unsure what it is and Josh has to wait approx. another 4 months for a second scan. Josh's hair has started to grow back and he is now off his anti sickness tablets. He is attending school when he feels up to it and is still suffering from headaches. Awaiting further scan in September

Thursday 12th September 2013

Josh had a scan today and although fluid sac is still present he is clear
Very special thanks to The Indee Rose Trust who keep in constant contact
with Josh's mum Michaela.
Offering advice and support.
Friday 7th October 2016

Josh has his operation to remove the new tumour today, radio therapy will start in a few weeks. Biopsy revealed the tumour to be an aggressive grade 3 anaplastic ependymoma.

Friday 2nd September 2016

Not the update we were hoping to be posting.

Josh had his check up today at Newcastle RVI, it showed  a return of his tumour. Further discussions and meetings are needed to decide on the next course of action.

Friday 9th September 2016

Josh has been for another mri scan today to check if the cancer has spread anywhere else.