Doctors discover brain tumor in girl as twin brother battles cancer

February 19, 2015 6:37 PM

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Doctors discover brain tumor in girl as twin brother battles cancer

A British mother endured what would be any parent’s horror: While her son underwent chemotherapy, doctors at the same hospital found a tumor in his twin sister’s brain, The Daily Mirror reported.

Alfie and Winnie Shapland, 4, were healthy children until last September, when Alfie was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. During a hospital visit three months later, their mother, 43-year-old Tamar Leat, asked doctors to take a look at her dau...

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