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Mum's fund-raising hopes for son with aggressive cancer

Charlie Gibson-Woolley has Stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma. Photo: Charlie Gibson-Woolley Appeal

A mum from St Annes has started a fund-raising push that she hopes will help cure her five-year-old son of cancer.

Charlie Gibson-Woolley also has Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism.

He has now developed Stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of cancer that affects children.

Charlie's family are hoping to raise £275,000 to send him to America, where he would receive treatment they hope will save his life.

He's been in hospital for the past three months, and has been receiving chemotherapy for 80 days.

For children with the condition, long-term survival with treatments currently available is just 30%.

You can donate to the Charlie Gibson-Woolley Appeal on the JustGiving website set up by his family.

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