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A Funny Thing Happened n the way to Chemo

Luke Ryan

This is a warm-hearted and hilarious memoir from someone who has laughed in the face of more adversity than most of us would face in a lifetime. Luke’s life is a life marked by cancer, not defined by it. These are stories of growing up, getting sick, getting better, getting sick again, dating while bald, and living life to the full. The contrast between his experience as an innocent 11-year-old with cancer to his reflections on being shattered by a second diagnosis at 22 is stark and beautifully drawn, highlighting the immense pressure serious illness puts on families and the profound effect it has on one’s sense of identity. His unique story is one of strength, hope, luck and love, made all the more poignant by his disarmingly dry sense of humour. 

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A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

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A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.