Mother given 18 months to live after being misdiagnosed 13 times makes full recovery from cancer following UK-first operation

Mother given 18 months to live after being misdiagnosed 13 times makes full recovery from cancer following UK-first operationRuth McDonagh was repeatedly turned away by doctors over the course of two years despite suffering from the classic symptoms of bowel cancer | UPDATED: 18:20 GMT, 29 May 2012 A mother who was given 18 months to live after doctors failed to diagnose her cancer more than a dozen times has made a miracle recovery after the first operation of its kind in the UK.