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'When the cancer started growing back where they left it on the bowel and liver, I was told there was not going to be a second operation,' she said.

'Basingstoke and the Christie in Manchester - the other PMP specialist hospital - don't feel they can operate because of where the cancer is.

'They don't have the expertise.'

After desperately searching for doctors in Switzerland, Germany and America, Laura found Prof Wim Ceelen at Gent University Hospital, Belgium.

Prof Ceelan has carried out more than 450 of the operations that Laura needs.

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The NHS won't pay for the operation because Addenbrooke's says the cancer is terminal, but they have said they will reimburse her part of the money if she survives.


Rationed health care, rationed doctors, and not enough equipment/technology ........if you cost too much to are going to die.

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