Taking away fear for child cancer patients

Having cancer treatment can be a worrying time for most people, and if those patients are children is it can be terrifying. But now its hoped a new product developed at St James" Hospital in Leeds will help youngsters understands the process, and take away the fear.

It is a high tech, realistic, doll size model of a radiotherapy machine which has been developed by the radiotherapy team at Jimmy's, Its aim is to help young cancer patients familiarise themselves with the complex kit used in their treatment.


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