Tragedy as 27-year-old cancer patient who raised 35,000 for life-saving treatment abroad dies just two WEEKS before the operation

Tragedy as 27-year-old cancer patient who raised 35,000 for life-saving treatment abroad dies just two WEEKS before the operation<br style="font-weight: bold;"> Laura Baxter, 27, had been fighting cancer of the appendix for two years Told by UK doctors it was inoperable but offered lifeline by Belgian surgeons <br>She had to raise 25,000 for the operation, which the NHS would reimburse if she survived<br>MailOnline reported her story just three weeks ago – when she believed she had six months to liveDied last Friday just two weeks before she was due to travel to Belgium <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 15:15 GMT, 21 November 2012 </p> <p>A young cancer patient who raised 35,000 in just three weeks to fund life-saving surgery has died – just two weeks before the operation.</p><p>Laura Baxter, 27, had been fighting a rare cancer of the appendix for two years.

T-DM1: New "smart" drug for breast cancer extends women"s live by almost six months

New 'smart' drug for breast cancer extends women's lives by almost six months Novel treatment also reduces toxic side effects including hair lossDrug combines Herceptin and a chemotherapy agent Campaigners say it offers 'precious lifeline' for those with most aggressive cancer | UPDATED: 16:20 GMT, 1 October 2012 A new ‘smart’ drug for breast cancer extends women’s lives by almost six months while reducing toxic side effects – including hair loss.

Francesca Adam-Smith: Girl with rare disorder that leaves her mute makes amazing breakthrough

Schoolgirl, 10, with rare disorder that leaves her mute makes amazing breakthrough by saying 'I love you' to her mother Specialist school has promised to have Francesca Adam-Smith talking properly within a yearBut the school fees are 60,000 and Francesca has been turned down for fundingHer mother Rachel has now launched a fundraising drive to get her daughter enrolled while they appeal | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 11 September 2012 A young girl with a rare disorder which leaves her unable to speak has finally said 'I love you' to her mother.