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Mum put live-saving treatment on hold to save her unborn baby

A young woman from Nottingham has described how she refused life-saving treatment for cancer to save her unborn baby. Doctors advised Dani Jackson to have an abortion so they could carry out surgery to remove a tumour from her lung.

But Miss Jackson was ready to sacrifice her own life rather than lose her child. She went on to give birth to a baby girl and have the operation she so badly needed. Both mother and daughter are doing fine.