'Keep fighting': Young sports fan battling cancer 'amazed' by support of England cricket stars The teenager has been through a tough schedule of cancer treatment, but lockdown and the well-wishes of cricket stars is helping.

The teenager has been through a tough schedule of cancer treatment, but lockdown and the well-wishes of cricket stars is helping.

There isn't much light at the end of the tunnel when you're a 13-year-old cricket fan staring down the barrel of nine rounds of chemotherapy and five weeks of daily radiotherapy, with no cricket to play or watch on TV for the foreseeable.

That was Leighton Little's situation after being diagnosed with testicular cancer on Boxing Day 2019.

But as he started a gruelling schedule of pretty aggressive treatment, the good luck messages started to come in.

The first was from his...
source: The Sky News

2020-05-23 11:26
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