Story book to help children cope with cancer
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Cancer storybook Eva Meets Dr Mac aims to explain the disease's language

It's the storybook with a twist, but, according to a 14-year-old girl with a rare form a cancer, it could make all the difference to young people like her.

In 2018, Lauren was diagnosed with stage four high-risk neuroblastoma. She is just one of three children in Northern Ireland living with the condition.

She told BBC News NI it's vital young patients understand cancer language - words like chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant and Hickman line.

That's where the book, Eva Meets Dr Mac, comes in.

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  • 09 Jul 2019