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About thomasgwynadams

Thomas Adams was diagnosed with a rare type of brain tumour called an anaplastic ependymoma. This blog tells his ongoing story and struggle against cancer.

A day with our cousins

Its been a while since the last post. All has been going well. Thomas and Evan have been visiting their cousins in London recently and this is the 4 of them enjoying some pasta after a day at the London … Continue reading

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Thomas starts preschool

Thomas has had another scan and all was well.  He started preschool in September and despite getting into a few scraps and arguments about cars in the first few weeks he seems to be settling in well.  We had a … Continue reading

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Almost a year since proton therapy finished

It’s almost a year since we got back from the USA. We’ve had another clear scan in the last month and Evan has celebrated his first birthday. Last month we were invited to London Zoo by Procure (the organisation who … Continue reading

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3rd scan OK

A belated post after Thomas had another normal scan 2 weeks ago. A year or so after Thomas was first diagnosed we are busy in the normal way with 2 children, rather than spending it having chemotherapy or proton therapy, hence … Continue reading

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2nd scan is ok

News from the second scan is good, with no signs of the cancer returning. Off to clinic tomorrow, so a more detailed post to follow, but wanted to share the good news.

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1st haircut since chemotherapy

Thomas looks slightly bemused in this photo taken during his haircut last week. This was the first one since his chemo in February, and we share it as a milestone in anybody’s life who has had chemo. Thomas is pretty … Continue reading

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A reprieve

Scan ok, no great big recurrence. There is a bit of something on the scan that people aren’t sure about, but hopefully it will all boil down to surgery, or therapy or something along those lines. Hopefully caused by one … Continue reading

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