Research trial saved my son’s life

A 14-year-old who was the first child in the country to take part in a global drug trial has returned to school after being in remission for over a year – a fact his mum puts down to his participation in the trial.

At the age of 11 James Morley started seeing red wherever he looked. Knowing something was wrong his parents took him to see an optician, who could see blood cells bursting in his eyes. James, from Sutton-in-Ashfield, was then rushed to the Queen’s Medical Centre in April 2012 where he was diagnosed with Philadelphia positive acute lymphoblastic leukaemia – a rare illness in children. Continue reading “Research trial saved my son’s life”