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Cancer Treatment Fight

A mother from Devon has begun an appeal to prevent her seven year old son from having radiotherapy for cancer. Sally Roberts lost a high court battle last month to prevent Neon being treated for his brain tumour

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Cancer row mum says she doesn't trust doctors

A mother who disappeared with her young son to stop him being treated for cancer says she had no choice.

37-year-old Sally Roberts disappeared from her home in Tiverton with seven year old Neon because she was worried that radiotherapy would be damaging.

She says she needs more evidence that treatment is necessary and other options need to be explored. The case was heard at the High Court and a judge will make a decision next week. Sally spoke exclusively to Daybreak this morning. This is the full interview.

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