• Friends, family rally in support of Hayden

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    At just 15 years old, Wangaratta sports fan Hayden Sampson will be taking time out from basketball and school this year to undergo treatment for testicular cancer. But a close-knit team of family and friends are on his team and plan to support him all the way.

    The countdown to Christmas is a busy time for every family, but last year the Sampson family’s lives took an unexpected turn, when their 15 year old son, Hayden, was diagnosed with testicular cancer.

    Last December, the sports-loving year nine student at Galen Catholic College had just come home from basketball when he found a lump in his right testicle.

    Suspecting something wasn’t right, he asked his mum, Raffaela Sampson, for her opinion and they ended up at the doctor’s the next day.


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