Mum couldn’t understand why I kept getting tired and why my legs hurt even when I wasn’t running around. After 8 months of symptoms I was diagnosed with Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

Constant tiredness can be a sign of childhood cancer.

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What we do

Alfe’s Cause supports Northamptonshire families whose child has a long term illness, including all childhood cancers, by arranging and funding monthly activity meetings.

Alfe’s Story

In September 2009 he was diagnosed with B cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and spent the next 8 months receiving chemotherapy to treat the cancerous tumour.

Childhood Conditions

There are a number of illnesses out there that children accessing Alfe’s Cause suffer from, including Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and Neuroblastoma.

Be aware of Childhood Cancer. Please visit for more information.

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A Northamptonshire charity raising awareness of childhood cancer and supporting families whose child has a long term illness (including cancer and heart problems).