Teacher Wendy Killian donates a kidney to the eight-year-old pupil she calls her "sunshine girl"

A lesson in humanity: Teacher donates a kidney to the eight-year-old pupil she calls her 'sunshine girl'Wendy Killian is a teacher at Mansfield Christian School, Ohio She has vowed to donate one of her organs to eight year old NicoleIt comes after her own son was saved by a blood platelet donor She said she is 'nobody special' just a 'wife, a mummy and a teacher' By Amanda Williams PUBLISHED: 10:43 GMT, 14 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:35 GMT, 14 March 2013 When teacher Wendy Killian's young son was in desperate need of a platelet donation, a donor stepped in to save his life.

"It"s amazing that she is responding to treatment for the first time": Pixie Lott proves inspirational to cancer sufferer Bella, 5,…

'It's amazing that she is responding to treatment for the first time': Pixie Lott proves inspirational to cancer sufferer Bella, 5, after charity organises special meetingBella Restuccia, five, was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of muscle cancer, in 2011The little girl, who had been failing to respond to intensive treatment, has been given a boost after a surprise visit from her idol, pop star Pixie Lott By Kerry Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 17:00 GMT, 5 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:55 GMT, 7 January 2013 A brave little girl who listened to her favourite Pixie Lott pop songs to help distract her from her cancer treatment has received a huge boost after meeting her idol in person.

Little girl, one, hoping for surgery after developing tumour half her size

Baby girl, one, desperate for surgery after developing tumour half her size Xinlei, of Mingxian County, in the Gansu Province of China, was born with just an egg-sized tumour on her chestBut it has grown and spread across the right hand side of her body, making it painful to crawl, walk and play | UPDATED: 13:30 GMT, 29 November 2012 A Chinese baby is struggling to learn to walk and crawl because she has giant tumours on one side of her body, making her chest and her right arm swell.

Parents of girl, 9, assumed her leg ache was growing pains – in fact their daughter had bone cancer

'Our little girl's “growing pains” were actually cancer': Parents' anguish as daughter, 9, nearly loses leg to deadly bone tumour Hannah had a 22cm tumour growing in her left leg, causing her a huge amount of painNine-year-old underwent four weeks of chemotherapyBrave youngster has donated her cancerous femur to science | UPDATED: 13:54 GMT, 15 October 2012 A couple have revealed how their nine year old girl nearly lost her leg to bone cancer after doctors initially thought she had simply pulled a muscle.

Georgia Keeling: Girl, two, who died from meningitis after wrongly diagnosed with swine flu was let down by the emergency services, coroner rules

Girl, two, who died from meningitis after wrongly diagnosed with swine flu was let down by the emergency services, coroner rules Coroner returned a narrative verdict and ruled Georgia died following an 'erroneous diagnosis'Georgia's mother called for an ambulance after she was told by swine flu hotline it was unlikely to be swine flu.

Girl, two, died from meningitis after paramedic sent ambulance away saying she had swine flu

Girl, two, died from meningitis after paramedic sent ambulance away saying she had swine flu Georgia's father tried glass test on her rash but NHS Direct told her it was probably the swine flu virus that was going aroundGeorgia's mother called for an ambulance after she was told by swine flu hotline it was unlikely to be swine flu.

Chinese girl, 13, forced to be tied to a moped as her family cannot afford medical treatment for her epilepsy

Chinese girl, 13, tied to a moped as her family cannot afford medical treatment for her epilepsy | UPDATED: 19:29 GMT, 24 September 2012 Tied to a moped, this 13-year-old girl is forced to trudge after her grandfather as he gathers rubbish to recycle on the streets of China.

Mother with rare stomach condition forced to live solely on tea and biscuits

A diet of dunking: Mother with rare stomach condition forced to live solely on tea and biscuits Suzanne Kettle, 28, suffers from gastroparesis, a rare condition that prevents her stomach from contracting to digest food | UPDATED: 12:44 GMT, 13 September 2012 For many people it might sound like the dream diet.