Fundraising for Fraja

The parents of a five-year-old girl suffering from cancer are trying to raise £500,000 to take her to America for treatment she cannot get here.

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Full report: Fundraising for girl's treatment in America

The parents of a five year old girl with cancer are facing a race against time. They want to raise £500,000 to take her to America for treatment she cannot receive here.

Fraja Simpson was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma in January. Her parents say she has a better chance of surviving the disease, which affects the nervous system, if they can get her to the States.

Claire Montgomery reports from North Yorkshire:

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Parents of young Fraja try to raise funds for treatment in America

Fraja Simpson, aged 5, was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma in January. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

The parents of a five-year-old girl suffering from cancer are trying to raise £500,000 to take to America for treatment she cannot get here.

Fraja Simpson from North Yorkshire was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma in January.

It is a rare and aggressive childhood cancer which affects the nervous system.

Fraja is currently undergoing a gruelling 12 month treatment plan, including chemotherapy, surgery and radiation therapy.

But her parents say there are different drugs available in America to help her fight the disease and they are determined to raise the money to take her there.

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