A message from the founder of Rob’sARTTT
Rob Holland

robJust before my 15th birthday (Mother’s Day), I was taken into hospital. Previously, I had been back and forth to hospital and been diagnosed with different problems, food poisoning, gastroenteritis, a hernia and IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome).

On my last visit, the doctor noticed that my prostate gland was swollen and I was finally admitted for further investigation. After a number of blood tests and scans, they noticed several tumours in my abdomen. I was transferred to The John Radcliffe Children’s Hospital in Oxford, where the Consultants confirmed I had the rare cancer, (DSRCT).

I had 5 courses of chemo, which made me feel really sick, and I lost 3 stone in weight. I was fed with a feeding tube straight into my abdomen, to help maintain my weight. All this was to no avail, as the chemo had little or no affect on the tumours, that were later to take my life.

My aim is to raise awareness of this rare Cancer and to fund research into the disease. I hope to help save lives or at least give others a longer and better quality of life. I also hope to ensure that other teenagers know about this rare and very agressive disease.   Rob 9/5/92 – 4/9/07


For information about DSRCT please click here.

Please see our Links page for stories of other brave people who have lost their lives to DSRCT.



UPDATED  15th Jan 2019 @ 19:10

3 months ago

Raised £50 this evening at our BINGO. Thank you to everyone who supported us today. Every penny goes to much needed research for DSRCT.

3 months ago

Bingo this Sunday. We know its mothers day. But it will be nice to see you all. 5.30 start!

4 months ago

Thank you Rachel for your kind donation to Robsarttt, we could do with some of the 30 million to save our children from cancer....

If you want to donate, please we desperately need to keep the research funded ....


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4 months ago

Thank you to Sainsbury's high Wycombe customers for your kind donations.

4 months ago

Stall holders needed. All proceeds go to Rob' s ARTTT. Pls email - details on poster.

4 months ago
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4 months ago

Raised £123.50 at BINGO. Thank you to everyone who attended xxx

5 months ago

Bingo tomorrow night 5.30 start. See you there. The Poets Corner Community Hall, Shelley Rd, off carver hill HP11 2UP

5 months ago

We raised £189.33 in Sainsburys High Wycombe over the weekend . Thank you to the public for all your support and funding.

5 months ago

Come and support RobsARTTT in Sainsburys today .

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