Parents Remove Daughter With Cancer From Hospital

Abbie Boudreau reports doctors concerns for girl's survival.
1:45 | 12/02/12

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Now to the all-out search for a cancer patient in arizona, a young girl being taken out of the hospital by her parents. Her doctors say that the girl could die if she's not found immediately. Reporter: This morning, phoenix police still on the lookout for an 11-year-old cancer patient whose life may be in danger after her mother snatched her from the phoenix children's hospital wednesday without doctors knowing. Yes I'm the health supervisor at phoenix children's hospital. Okay. We have a patient that has gone missing. Reporter: The entire scene caught on hospital surveillance cameras. The young girl follows her mother into a hospital bathroom where her mother takes out her iv. Emily wearing different clothing and a wig while her father waits for the pair outside of the hospital and drives them away in a black minivan the family hasn't been seen since. It's danger for her to be out. Reporter: If her heart is exposed to infection, there could be consequences. She could ultimately die within a couple of days. Reporter: Police say that emily's parents could face criminal charges. In this particular case, we have a 11-year-old girl who can't really decide for herself, her parents are removing her from the hospital and putting her in danger. Reporter: Police fear that her family may be difficult to track down because they're from mexico and have no locally listed relatives. Got to hope for the best for emily.

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