New Cancer Treatment – level 1

01-02-2019 15:00

A teenager goes to hospital. Doctors find a brain tumour in his brain. They send him to get cancer treatment. He gets the treatment at a new centre.

It is the first centre of this type in Britain. It uses new technology. The technology is very good. It destroys only the tumour. The rest of the brain is fine.

The new centre can help 750 people a year. People are building another centre in London. It opens next year.

The teenager likes the machines at the centre. He says that they are beautiful. He says that they look like things from the future. He wants to be a doctor when he grows up.

Difficult words: brain tumour (an extra part in your body which can become cancer), cancer (when your body keeps growing tumours that can kill you; a very serious illness), treatment (making an ill person better).

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