Thursday, December 20, 2012
Judge rejects bid by Sally Roberts to stop her son having radiotherapy, saying any further delays would be detrimental
A British Judge rejected a bid by Sally Roberts to stop her son having radiotherapy, saying any further delays would be detrimental.
"A mother involved in a legal battle to prevent her seven-year-old son from having radiotherapy to treat a brain tumour has been refused more time to seek alternative treatments. Sally Roberts, 37, wanted to explore alternatives including immunotherapy, the use of biological agents, photodynamic therapy, diet and lifestyle therapies and hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat her son Neon, who is receiving treatment for a medulloblastoma, the high court was told. But judge Mr Justice Bodey said any further delays would be detrimental and not in her son's best interests and refused to adjourn the case for her to call evidence from alternative and integrated medical practitioners..."
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