Teen who passed 10 GCSES while going through chemotherapy dies
An ‘inspirational’ teenage girl who passed 10 GCSEs while undergoing treatment for a rare form of cancer has died.
Kelly Turner, from Dover, Kent, was given two years to live when she was diagnosed with a desmoplastic small round cell tumour in October 2015.
Celebrities, including X-Men star James McAvoy – who donated £50,000 in February – and musician Bryan Adams, rallied round to back her fundraising appeal.
The 17-year-old underwent dozens of rounds of chemotherapy in England, but doctors said they could not risk operating on the tumour due to its proximity to her liver.
Undeterred, her... read more
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