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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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Court hears Neon Roberts needs another operation

A High Court judge was asked to decide whether Neon Roberts, the seven-year-old boy at the centre of a legal dispute over cancer treatment, can undergo more surgery. Neon, originally from Devon, has already had surgery on a brain tumour.

Doctors say he needs another operation. But his mother, Sally Roberts, will not consent. The judge said he aimed to make a decision later today.

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