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Pippa Cole’s brain tumour returns despite having been given all clear

Posted on - 8th November, 2016 - 9:34pm | Author - | Posted in - News, People
Pippa Cole pictured at Manchester Children's Hospital

Pippa Cole pictured at Manchester Children’s Hospital

A Preston family have been given the worst possible news as we head into the festive season.

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Little Pippa Cole has seen her cancer return.

She’s beaten cancer TWICE but now the Preston four-year-old faces another battle with the disease.

Her parents released a statement explaining a new scan showed an inoperable tumour is growing on her brain stem.

Michelle and Scott posted on Facebook: “Yes Pippa’s cancer is terminal and we have no conventional treatment left to use.

“We haven’t been given a lot of time left with Pippa but we are praying to have one last Christmas together.”

Pippa during a family holiday to the Lake District

Pippa during a family holiday to the Lake District

They said doctor’s had talked about removing the tumour but it was ‘too bedded in’ and they could only remove around a fifth of it – to give Pippa two more weeks.

She is due to begin a trial at Manchester Children’s Hospital of a new type of chemotherapy.

In late July the family revealed Pippa had beaten her tumour after a three year battle – but now the cancer has returned.

The Blog Preston team send their thoughts and prayers to Pippa’s family

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