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Children Fighting Cancer

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Series which follows nine children in their quest for a cure for leukaemia. At six years old, Ellie Bristow doesn't doubt she'll get better. The disease and the chemotherapy produce cruel side effects, but Ellie's practical optimism and sense of humour don't desert her. For fifteen-year-old Andrew Martin the side effects of his treatment are terrifying and unexpected. A new test helps doctors tailor chemo to each patient, an advance that now helps 80 per cent of children to survive. Show less

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