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Cancer toddler named little star

Since he was 11 months old, little Lucas Thorpe, 2 years old, has been battling against a rare form of bladder cancer. He is now launching the annual Cancer Research UK Little Star awards and has been named a real little star. After months of chemotherapy, Lucas was given the opportunity to travel to America with his mum, dad and sister for 10 weeks of cutting-edge proton beam therapy treatment. Unfortunately, the toddler developed pneumonia and septicaemia just two days after his arrival and had to fight for his life in intensive care. Lucas almost lost his right arm and leg to... Full article