A JINDERA family has shared confronting photos of their two-year-old son’s radiation therapy, in a bid to raise awareness of childhood cancer.
It is Archie Mahon's second time battling a stubborn cancer in his face.
His mother, Sally Wildon, said the outcome of the radiation won't be known for five years.
“He has had the maximum amount, so he can’t have anymore if the cancer comes back,” she said.
“It can cause another type of cancer which is incurable, that's a risk … he had to have a general anaesthetic everyday, he got really tired and his face really sore.
“He got an infection in a tube going into his heart, which nearly killed him.”
Ms Wildon shared the update, and is using the Archie's Story Facebook page, as part of Childhood Cancer Awareness month.
“The treatment is not a cure, it’s gruelling and horrible,” she said.
She urged everyone to support childhood cancer charities and research.