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In this second instalment of meeting the Ruane family, here we discover more about how they coped with Katie’s diagnosis, describing the ups and downs of treatment and how, as a family, they dealt with what was occurring. As Katie talks to younger brother Milo about how it all affected him, he explains how it made him evaluate a lot, whilst at the same time experiencing a role reversal in their relationship and becoming more of a big brother to Katie. To hear more from Katie, visit her blog at