A six year-old leukaemia sufferer who became one of the first in the world to trial a new gene-therapy treatment is smiling again – after tests revealed her cancer has vanished.
Erin Cross, of Chester, in Cheshire, was gravely-ill earlier this year with deadly acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, a cancer of the white blood cells.
But after £100,000 was raised in a public appeal on ITV’s This Morning show with Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby, in July she jetted to Seattle with her doting parents Sarah and Antony Cross.
Leukaemia treated in the US, Andrew Marr gets his stroke treated in the US, proton beam therapy in Prague.
Ho yus, wonder of the world is our NHS.
But then that’s what you’d expect of a planned, near Stalinist, state monopoly. A lack of innovation.