2023-01-31 07:07:17

Cannock twin's tumour awareness bid after brother's death

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A teen diagnosed with cancer weeks after losing his twin to a brain tumour said he was committed to raising money and awareness in his memory.

Two weeks after Ben Parton's funeral in 2019, his brother, Jack, was told he had leukaemia.

Despite continuing treatment, Jack and mum Julie, of Cannock, Staffordshire, said they wanted to help support others affected by cancer of the brain.

Jack, 15, has raised money in a silly hat fundraiser and via an online shop.

Ben was diagnosed with a glioblastoma multiforme in April 2019 after suffering symptoms including headaches and sickness.

He underwent treatment including two surgeries and radiotherapy, but died eight months later.

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