Remarkable story of little girl whose TONGUE wouldn't stop growing – but now she can smile thanks to surgeryOlivia, now two, was born with syndrome that caused accelerated growth of her tongue.
'We want her to die at home': Parents who flew their cancer-stricken daughter, 7, to Mexico for last-ditch treatment appeal for 140,000 needed to fly her back to Britain Doctors refuse to let her fly home to Scotland without medical support Family must pay for a private jet big enough for the specialist equipment | UPDATED: 16:08 GMT, 21 June 2012 The family of a cancer-stricken little girl pleaded for help today after they faced the dawning reality that she could die stranded in Mexico.
Saved by a groin strain: RAF serviceman was diagnosed with cancer only when he sought treatment for rugby injuryShane McMullen, 28, was left in agonising pain after the ball was booted at him during a match with his armed forces colleagues in Cyprus in FebruaryFather-of-two is grateful excruciating injury occurred as otherwise the cancer, which spread to his stomach, would likely not have been detected | UPDATED: 11:16 GMT, 31 May 2012 An RAF serviceman hit in the groin with a rugby ball was diagnosed with testicular cancer when he sought treatment for the injury.
Mother who had surgery to correct her 'S' shaped spine must now watch her daughter, 13, go through the same ordeal I would have gone through surgery again if I could spare my daughter, says mother | UPDATED: 13:53 GMT, 1 May 2012 A girl of 13 is to have major surgery to correct her curved spine – exactly 20 years after her mother went through the same operation.
Curl power! Schoolgirls cut off their hair for charity that makes wigs for young cancer sufferers | UPDATED: 17:19 GMT, 4 April 2012 Two school girls aged just eight and nine have both sacrificed their flowing long hair to a charity which uses it to make wigs for child cancer sufferers whose treatment has left them bald.
Ghost white: Baby born with 'no blood' and given two hours to live is hailed a miracle after bouncing back to health Olivia had a severe case of newborn anaemia.
Olivia had a severe case of newborn anaemia. The haemoglobin count in her red blood cells was too low to be classed as bloodBaby had two emergency transfusions to turn her from ghostly white to ‘amazing pink’