A 9-year-old Cancer Patient Meets His Little Sister Before Dying. He Whispers 10 Words In His Ear That Break His Parents' Heart

The death of a child is always tragic. Here is the story of a brave little boy with terminal cancer who waited for his little sister to come to the world to leave in peace ...

Bailey Cooper was probably one of the bravest little boys the Earth has ever worn! This 9-year-old boy (when he succumbed to his illness) showed extraordinary bravery before dying. Indeed, he waited for his little sister Millie to come into the world.

"He was the one who called him that," Bailey's mother told The Bristol Post (an English tabloid).

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Deceased last December 24, the small Bailey Cooper had a non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosed by his doctors during the year 2016. "When they discovered his cancer, it was already at a very advanced stage, and there was not much they could do to save him, "Bailey's mother explained to the English media.

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer developing from lymphatic system cells, lymphocytes. It is a type of white blood cell involved in the body's defense reactions. If non-Hodgkin's lymphoma occurs most often in a group of lymph nodes, it can also manifest in other organs such as the stomach, intestine, brain and even skin! In these cases, we speak of extra-ganglionic lymphomas.

The health monitoring institute (InVS) estimated 12,500 people with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in France in 2012 (latest census). In addition, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ranks fifth among the most common cancers, and most often affects men aged 60 to 65, but is also prevalent among adolescents and children.

The treatment

The treatment or management of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is mainly based on chemotherapy. A treatment also based on anticancer drugs acting throughout the body and more particularly in cancer cells.

This was suggested to little Bailey when doctors discovered that the boy had non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. At the time of the first diagnosis, the doctors realized that it was in fact stage 3 cancer. A stage that implied that the lymphoma of the small Bailey was already at the level of the lymph nodes. (located above the diaphragm) and which thus indicated that the chances of survival of the little boy were minimal ...

Diagnosed at the end of 2016, little Bailey underwent several chemotherapy sessions and injections of many steroid drugs. "When he went into remission in February 2017, we all thought he would be able to fight cancer despite his advanced stage. Even he believed it ... Moreover, he began to feel better after a few weeks of treatment. Only he relapsed in June, and that's when we realized he would not recover ... ".

Bad news that the doctors unfortunately confirmed with the entire Cooper family, namely Bailey's mother and father, but also his younger brother Riley.

One last wish
After the doctors calmly explained to little Bailey that he had only a few months left to live, or even a few weeks at most, he expressed the desire to see his little sister come into the world before finally succumbing to disease !

In fact, Bailey's mother was pregnant with a little girl at the time. "And when the doctors told Bailey that he had only a few months or weeks left to live last June, we all thought he would not survive beyond the month when my daughter was supposed to be born. But he did, he fought to see his little sister before he left ... "

The little boy even wanted to take care of her, changing her diapers and giving her the bottle ...

On December 22, 2017, Bailey was again admitted to Bristol Hospital (England) as her condition had seriously deteriorated .... Two days later, he succumbed to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, which had caused him so much pain for many months.

His parents, his brother and his little sister were all present to say goodbye,
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