Six year-old George McIntosh, from Chirnside, Duns, is the only child on earth diagnosed with the world’s rarest form of cancer. Pictured with brother Archie McIntosh. See Ross Parry copy RPYRARE : Little George McIntosh suffers from a disseminated olligodendrial leptomeningeal (corr) tumour which until now has only been found in adults and never a child. It is a type of cancer which affects the central nervous system of the youngster’s brain and spine. There have only been NINE other cases across the globe, all of which were found in adults. George, who is currently undergoing chemotherapy, was diagnosed with the condition on his mum’s 40th birthday in October last year.

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