A TEENAGE cancer survivor will speak about his experiences at a conference next month.

Kieran Maxwell, from Heighington, near Darlington, was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer in 2010 and had his left leg amputated at the knee.

The 15-year-old will talk about his diagnosis and life after amputation at the Bone Cancer Research Trust conference, in Warwickshire, on June 28.

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Kieran is also gearing up to take part in the Children’s Cancer Run, in Newcastle, on May 11.

For more information about the conference, visit bcrt.org.uk/bcrtconference2014