A woman from Cirencester who was exposed to radioactive uranium cells while working with British forces in Iraq has begun stem-cell treatment which she hopes will save her life.
Katrina Brown was giving up hope when she came across a possible cure for her condition trawling the internet and has flown to America from where she spoke to ITV News West Country:-
A former army medic fighting a terminal illness has been told she could die within months if she doesn't get urgent medical treatment in America.
Katrina Brown, who lives in South Cerney in Gloucestershire, believes she was exposed to depleted uranium in Iraq. She needs to raise £90,000 to get the help she desperately needs. Ken Goodwin reports.
A former army medic from Gloucestershire has been told she has just months to get treatment for a potentially fatal condition.
Katrina Brown from South Cerney believes the illness was caused by exposure to uranium while she was serving in Iraq. She's trying to raise £100,000 to travel to America to get treated.
The Gloucestershire Steam and Vintage Extravaganza is taking place this weekend. The event at South Cerney airfield is now one of the biggest of its kind in the country.
There are hundreds of items of vintage transport on display, including steam engines, classic cars and military vehicles.