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Fenland family want to raise awareness of childhood brain tumours as seven-year-old daughter battles the cancer

A family has spoken out to raise awareness of childhood brain tumours after their young daughter was misdiagnosed with anxiety for 18 months.

Seven-year-old Isla McNulty’s parents Laura and Ian want others to be aware of the type of cancer she is currently battling after doctors refused to acknowledge her bouts of sickness were down to anything more than anxiety.

Isla, a member of Doddington Brownies, has just completed six weeks of radiotherapy, which has seen her lovely dark locks fall-out, and is facing a gruelling 38 weeks of chemotherapy after finally being diagnosed with medulloblastoma - the most common form of childhood brain cancer.

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