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Cancer teen refuses treatment

7th December 2006

A 16-year-old terminal cancer patient is refusing treatment instead choosing to enjoy the time she has left.

Josie Grove, from Northumberland, has undergone two bone marrow transplants and a course of anti-cancer drugs to treat her leukaemia, all of which has failed.

Now having being told her condition is terminal, she has halted treatment so she can enjoy time with her family. She said she had had enough of hospitals and wanted to avoid treatments that made her feel ill.

Her parents Cliff and Jacqui support her decision.

She was diagnosed two years ago when her family lived in Thailand. They returned to the UK so she could be treated.


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