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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.
The mother of a teenage boy being treated for TWO cancers at Bristol Children's Hospital says she's hasn't give up hope.
Deryn Blackwell is the only person in the world known to be fighting leukaemia and another form of cancer.
After a bone marrow transplant failed, Callie Blackwell, Deryn's mother, says she's hopeful holistic therapy can help.
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.