Watching a loved one fall terribly ill is a family's worst nightmare. But often, severe illness does not just take a physical and mental toll - it can also create a financial strain that just makes that hell burn even hotter. Bay of Plenty Times reporter Jean Bell speaks to a family who is fighting to keep their dearly loved father alive and get funding for a cancer drug.

A Tauranga father and daughter are taking the funding fight for a cancer drug to Parliament after spending over $100,000 on his life-prolonging treatment.

Tourism Bay of Plenty chief executive Kristin

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