Girl, 8, who planned her own funeral dies after doctors failed to see cancer for five years

Girl, 8, who planned her own funeral dies after doctors failed to see cancer for five years
 

A young girl whose cancer was not diagnosed in time has died after planning her own funeral.
Doctors first thought that Darcy McGuire, from Fife, Scotland, was suffering from growing pain when she fell ill at the age of three.
It took until January this year – four years later – before they realised she had chordoma; a rare type of cancer that affects the skull and spine.
Her mum Carol Donald, 38, was told that the illness was terminal so she and Darcy, eight, started planning her funeral.
In the meantime she helped to raise thousands of pounds for Children’s Hospices across Scotland which... read more

 
16 December 2019 in Hot News, Views: 35
Source: Metro
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