Child with "rare cancer" in Bristol

A teenager fighting both leukaemia and another form of cancer, is being treated at Bristol Children's hospital.

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Teenager with rare cancers treated in Bristol

A 13-year old boy who is the only person in the world fighting leukaemia AND another cancer that affects just six other people has been undergoing treatment in Bristol.

Deryn Blackwell's condition is so rare, doctor's at the Bristol Children's Hospital had no idea how to treat it, and had to ask consultants from across the world for help. Katie Rowlett reports.

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13 year old with TWO cancers staying hopeful

A thirteen year old boy who is the only person in the world fighting leukaemia and another form of cancer, is being treated at Bristol Children's hospital.

Deryn Blackwell's condition is so rare that consultants from across the world had to help. A bone marrow transplant was carried out in March but it unfortunately failed. Now his family hope holistic therapy can help prolong his life.

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