'High fives' for Ollie: Mum's fundraising for son's rare cancer treatment in lockdown

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The mum of a four-year-old from Bedfordshire with a rare cancer says fundraising for life-saving treatment has become impossible during lockdown.

Ollie Sweeney is in remission having been diagnosed with stage four Neuroblastoma two years ago.

A clinical trial in America to stop the cancer coming back and save Ollie's life, but it would cost six hundred thousand pounds.

Lucy and Ollie at home in Bedfordshire. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The four-year-old has spent half his life in hospital, undergoing treatment for neuroblastoma. He was given the all clear last spring but the cancer came back.


  • As part of fundraising efforts, celebrities have been giving a 'high five to Ollie'.


Stephen Mulhern taking part in 'High Fives' for Ollie's fundraising campaign. Credit: Lucy Sweeney