Mum gave cannabis to son with cancer who had days left to live and he made a miraculous recovery

By Emma Dodds

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Deryn was ready to die after four years of treatment (Credit: Twitter/ Deryn Blackwell)

 

As a parent, your job is to protect your child from harm.

However, it’s not always possible – and that’s the devastating reality that Callie Blackwood had to endure.

 When her son Deryn was diagnosed with leukaemia at the age of 10, he began chemotherapy straight away and was amazingly back to school within a couple of months.

But in January 2012, Deryn’s throat began to hurt and he had his tonsils removed, which were found to be cancerous.

It took the doctors a few days to diagnose what type of cancer this was – because they’d never seen it before.

The cancer was found to be Langerhans cell sarcoma – which is so rare that only five people on the planet have ever suffered from it.

The one in seven billion cancer is aggressive, and so little is known about it that even Deryn himself isn’t sure how to describe it.

 

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