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Further investigations are planned for child whose mother took him into hiding to avoid treatment

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8421 (Published 11 December 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8421
  1. Clare Dyer
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The mother of a 7 year old boy who sparked a High Court action when she refused to allow him to have radiotherapy after surgery for a brain tumour has said that she will allow the treatment if his cancer has returned.

Sally Roberts, a New Zealander who was living in Devon, went into hiding with her son Neon, triggering a nationwide search before they were found in Sussex. Doctors said that he should have chemotherapy …

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