A COURAGEOUS teenage cancer sufferer from Bournemouth is on course to beat the illness for a third time.
Chandos Green, of Windham Road, received the heartbreaking news in May that a brain tumour, which had been in remission for 12 years, had started growing again.
The 19-year-old was first diagnosed with the disease aged three and again when he was six.
Earlier this year he began to suffer severe headaches and dizzy spells before an MRI scan confirmed the 12mm growth was increasing in size again.
“Last year I made the decision that if I was re-diagnosed I would just leave it as I thought it would just cause so so much pain for so many people,” said Chandos.
After soul searching, the university student decided to fight again and underwent a four-and-a half-hour operation at Southampton General Hospital, where surgeons successfully removed all but a ‘microscopic’ part of the tumour.
The social work undergraduate has been working on a single, I Fight For, with rising singing star Georgia Flatman and writer Brad Hayes, to try and raise money for the hospital charity where he was treated.
Chandos received further offers of help from X Factor’s Little Nikki and The Voice star Max Milner.
An acoustic version of the song will be released this week.
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