11-year-old Abigail Lightbown dies from brain tumour after parents mistook symptoms for eating disorder

Girl, 11, dies of brain cancer after parents feared she was battling an eating disorder and making herself sick to look like ‘stick thin celebrities’ Cancer discovered after seven month battle during which she lost 4kgShe endured two rounds of chemo but never gave up hopeMan Utd and Coronation Street stars paid her hospital visits | UPDATED: 19:40 GMT, 26 November 2012 Brave: Abigail, who died on November 10, never complained about her illness and refused to give up hope that her condition would improve An 11-year-old girl who was suspected of having an eating disorder has died after doctors discovered she was unwittingly battling brain cancer.

Schoolgirl wrongly diagnosed with eating disorder actually had two brain tumours that were making her throw up every morning

Schoolgirl diagnosed with eating disorder actually had two brain tumours that were making her sick every morningAbigail Lightbown was nine when she suffered dramatic weight loss and a continually upset stomachShe was given given acid reflux medication, but seven months later fainted She was rushed to hospital for an MRI scan and diagnosed with brain cancer | UPDATED: 09:46 GMT, 14 September 2012 When Abigail Lightbown suffered dramatic weight loss and was continually being sick, her parents feared she may have developed an eating disorder.

Wayne Rooney gave my football-mad son the courage to battle cancer

Wayne Rooney gave my football-mad son the courage to battle cancer A schoolboy has battled back from leukaemia with help from his Manchester United heroes Wayney Rooney and Michael Owen. Callum Rose, 12, was cheered up by a hospital visit from the Premier League footballers who gave him the extra push he needed to get better