A DRUMCHAPEL teenager whose cancer was wrongly diagnosed has died.

Alix Cassidy was told by medics she had arthritis for months until her mum made the decision to pay for private health care.

Days later, the 17-year-old was told she had terminal cancer.

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Her family were desperate to save the teen and quickly set up a fundraising page to raise cash for alternative treatments.

However, the family confirmed Alix tragically passed away on Saturday.

The £17,000 raised will go towards her funeral.

In a post on their JustGiving page, they wrote: "We would love to thank everyone for their amazing donations and messages.

"Sadly our warrior passed away yesterday morning and is now at peace.

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"We understand if anyone would like their donations back but the money raised will now be used to give our baby girl the send of she deserves and the rest of money will be donated to a charity.

"Thank you for all the support."