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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Seven year old Neon faces surgery today

A seven year old boy from Devon is due to have surgery today for his brain tumour - against the wishes of his mother.

Sally Roberts ran away with her son Neon to stop him having treatment. But a High Court judge agreed with medical experts that he needed urgent surgery.

Neon Roberts is due to be operated on today, against his mother's wishes Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

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