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.

Comfort cushions

Alfe makes comfort cushions for children with cancer who spend lots of time in hospital.

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

Or contact the Alfes Cause team.

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