Izzy’s bravery inspires challenge

Kelly Touhey with daughter Izzy

Kelly Touhey with daughter Izzy

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When Kelly Touhey took her daughter Isabelle to a GP with the symptoms of a cold, she had no inkling of the ordeal that lay ahead.

For the routine appointment led to the little girl being diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer, neuroblastoma.

Izzy on her third birthday in 2012, shortly after starting chemotherapy.
Izzy on her third birthday in 2012, shortly after starting chemotherapy.

But the four-year-old from Ecclesfield - known as Izzy to all her family and friends - has since managed to beat the disease and stay cancer-free for a year, and is looking forward to starting school in September.

 

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