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Schoolgirl given 'guard of honour' to celebrate end of her cancer treatment

  • Footage from Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Hospital staff have formed a 'guard of honour' for 12-year-old cancer patient to celebrate the end of her chemotherapy treatment.

Alice Rossington had to undergo 18 rounds of chemotherapy after a tumour was discovered in her leg.

The schoolgirl, from Grantham, Lincolnshire, also had to have part of her thigh bone and fibula removed and replaced with a titanium rod.

But after completing her final round of chemotherapy, Alice was given the news that her cancer was in remission.

Staff at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge held a special ceremony for her - reading a poem and ringing a bell to mark her leaving hospital.