Young Cancer Sufferer Facing Race Against Time

6 September 2016, 05:51 | Updated: 6 September 2016, 05:52

Bradley Lowery

The family of a young cancer sufferer from County Durham say it's a 'race against time' to find the money for life-saving treatment in America.

Bradley Lowery, from Blackhall Colliery, has battled the disease after his initial diagnosis at the age of just 19 months.

Since then he's been in and out of hospital and spent more than two weeks on a life-support machine.

Eighteen months ago the five-year old was put into remission and able to live a normal life, but routine tests in June of this year revealed his cancer had returned.

He suffers from neuroblastoma, which affects 100 children in the UK every year.

Its return now means treatment costing £700,000 in America is the only option to save Bradley's life.

His mum Gemma has told Capital time is running out to find the money:

You can read more about the campaign on Twitter - @Bradleysfight