9yo Perth boy battling brain cancer dies

Oshin Kiszko was at the centre of a legal battle over his treatment.
9yo Perth boy battling brain cancer dies
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The little boy whose parents opposed his cancer treatment has died.

 

Oshin Kiszko, 6, died peacefully in his mother’s arms on Wednesday morning.

 

His mother released a statement to 7 News in Perth saying: 'My love Oshin took his last breaths peacefully as I lay cuddling him at 2am this morning.

 

'Oshin’s journey has been extraordinarily traumatising for him and I am grateful he no longer needs to suffer through this nightmare.'

 

Oshin was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour last year.

 

Controversially his parents, Angela Kiszko and Adrian Strachan, chose quality of life for their son, opting out of treatment.

 

A court order in March forced Oshin to undergo radiotherapy, however; in September a judge ruled he should be moved to palliative care instead of being forced into treatment.

 

Angela posted an emotional tribute to her son on social media, news.com.au reports.

 

'How do I truly let go of my love, my only son Oshin,' she said.

 

'It took me a process of weeks just to say the words ‘that it’s OK for you to go and it’s OK for you to say for I will love you beyond forever, more than to the moon, around all the stars, around the Earth and back to my heart’.'