Teenager Megan's remarkable battle
Last updated at 08:09, Wednesday, 06 February 2013
A BRAVE schoolgirl who was given just weeks to live as a toddler has entered her teenage years.
Prudhoe’s Megan Armstrong has spent her entire life fighting a brain tumour, and has undergone intensive courses of radiotherapy and chemotherapy to keep it at bay.
Every three months, she still visits hospital for a brain scan to monitor the tumour, which has caused so much uncertainty for Megan and her parents, Philip and Sandra Armstrong.
But dad Philip says: “Megan is able to do the things any other 13-year-old would. She enjoys school and was disappointed when the snow stopped her from going two weeks ago. It is remarkable when you consider what she has been through.”
**Read the full story in this Friday’s Hexham Courant.
First published at 08:06, Wednesday, 06 February 2013
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk