The Project's Carrie Bickmore brought to tears in emotional segment

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The Project hosts Carrie Bickmore and Kate Langbroek were brought to tears after presenting a segment on a child battling cancer.

Carrie, who lost her husband Greg Lange, to brain cancer in 2010, was teared up after speaking about four-year-old Melbourne boy Oli, who is suffering from stage 4 Neuroblastoma.

The Project hosts Carrie Bickmore and Waleed Aly
The Project hosts Carrie Bickmore and Kate Langbroek were brought to tears on Tuesday night after presenting a segment on a child battling cancer. Photo: Ten

Oli's family is desperately trying to raise enough money with a GoFundMe page set up to help get the young boy into a clinical trial in the US that could save his life.

"You will do anything for your kids, won't you," a tearful Carrie said.

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Kate then shared how difficult it can be to have a young child going through cancer and shared her own battle with son Lewis, 17, who was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2009.

"Childhood cancers are particularly difficult," she said. "My son was diagnosed with [leukaemia] - you remember, Carrie, and I remember when we were first in hospital, and I saw the other little bald children, all I saw was the baldness.

Kate shared her own battle with son Lewis, 17, who was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2009. Photo: Ten
Kate shared her own battle with son Lewis, 17, who was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2009. Photo: Ten
Oli's family
Oli's family is desperately trying to raise enough money with a GoFundMe page to help get the young boy into a clinical trial in the US that could save his life. Photo: Ten

"And then after we had spent time there and my own son was bald, I learnt to see the child and once you see the child, you will do anything to help the child. It's very powerful."

Carrie reached for Kate's hand as she recounted the emotional story.

"If you want to help Oli, you can head to our website," Carrie said as she broke into a sob, tears streaming down her face.

Carrie's husband Greg was first diagnosed with cancer when he was 25, when Carrie was 22 and died 10 years later, at just 35.

Greg Lange with son Oliver
Greg and Carrie had a son, Oliver, now 13, in 2007 with Carrie admitting that becoming parents was "probably the greatest thing we ever did together". Photo: Ten
Kate Langbroek's son Lewis getting check-up
Kate shared last year that Lewis had been given the all-clear after getting his annual check-up at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne. Photo: Instagram/Kate Langbroek

The pair had a son, Oliver, now 13, in 2007 with Carrie admitting on Anh Do's Brush With Fame that becoming parents was "probably the greatest thing we ever did together".

The host started her own charity Carrie's Beanies for Brain Cancer and has raised over $16million for research and awareness.

Kate shared last year that Lewis had been given the all-clear after getting his annual check-up at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne.

"I am aware of how fortunate we are that Lewis has returned, in these early, unforgettable days of 2020, over six foot tall, with hair on his head a’plenty, and old enough to sign his own pathology forms," she wrote. "Also, the nurses (like Fatima) are the best in the world. The Australian spirit is strong here. All strength to those battling health foes."

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