Lauren Downie and daughter Olivia
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'Deep concern' over unlicensed Mexican cancer clinics

A charity in Norfolk has called for the government to issue new guidelines on clinics overseas offering cancer treatment.

Families Against Neuroblastoma says the parents of children with this rare cancer sometimes go to unlicensed clinics in Mexico.

A leading paediatric cancer specialist in Germany, Professor Rupert Handgretinger, is deeply concerned about the treatments offered in Mexico.

More on this story on Inside Out BBC One East on Monday, 19 November at 19:30 GMT. Watch afterwards on BBC iPlayer.

  • 19 Nov 2012
  • From the section England