(SHROPSHIRE STAR) Kian Jones, 12, of Racecourse Avenue, Shrewsbury, needed an emergency operation at Birmingham Children’s Hospital after a 2.5cm cancerous tumour was discovered in his brain in October.

His parents Dave and Sabina said today they were told by medical staff in Birmingham that if his condition had not been discovered when it was, Kian could have died within a week.

Health bosses at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital have refused to comment on Kian’s case but they said they had invited the family to meet with the Trust to discuss their concerns.

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