Boy, 5, who was told his cancer was constipation 'will never walk again' after an operation to remove the tumour damaged his spine
A five-year-old boy who was told his stomach pains were due to constipation but was diagnosed with a rare cancer has been told he will never walk again.
Daniel Carter, from Hull, complained of pains for months but was sent home by doctors with Calpol.
When his parents discovered him lying on the carpet in agony he was rushed to hospital where a CT scan revealed a cancerous tumour.
He underwent an emergency four-hour operation to remove part of the tumour, a neuroblastoma which had spread from his chest to his spine.
But the procedure which removed the majority of the tumour also damaged his... read more
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