Sally Roberts spends first Christmas away from her son Neon due to family rift over her opposition to his cancer treatment

Sally Roberts spends first Christmas away from her son Neon due to family rift over her opposition to his cancer treatmentTold by estranged husband she was not welcome at family gathering Understood they have fallen out over her unsuccessful eight-week legal bidUncle Tony Leese said: 'It could be Neon's last Christmas. It's such a shame.' | UPDATED: 22:32 GMT, 29 December 2012 Neon Roberts spent Christmas Day without his mother because of the bitter family rift caused by her battle to stop him receiving radiotherapy. Sally Roberts’s unsuccessful eight-week legal bid had put her in conflict with her estranged husband Ben, who told her that she would not be welcome at the family gathering.

Neon Roberts: Uncle in plea to sister who STILL can"t accept brain-tumour boy needs vital radiotherapy

Put your son before your beliefs: Neon's uncle in plea to sister who STILL can't accept brain-tumour boy needs vital radiotherapy | UPDATED: 11:24 GMT, 23 December 2012 Fighting on: Sally Roberts, the mother of Neon The uncle of seven-year-old Neon Roberts – the boy whose mother Sally has fought a court battle to stop doctors using radiotherapy to treat his brain tumour – has urged her to put her beliefs aside to save her son’s life. And Tony Leese revealed Mrs Roberts’s quest to find ‘alternative’ cures for her son was in part prompted by a doctor’s careless comment that radiotherapy would ‘fry’ her son’s brain. The highly emotive case has pitched Mrs Roberts’s maternal love and instincts against medical science and last week a judge ruled it was the doctors, rather than the mother, who had his best interests at heart

Your love is lifting me higher: World"s tallest teen girl towers over boyfriend as they enjoy romantic walk on Brazilian beach

Your love is lifting me higher: World's tallest teen girl towers over boyfriend as they take trip to Brazilian beach The world's tallest teenage girl walks hands in hands with her boyfriend, the picture of young love despite a staggering 1ft 4in height difference. Elisany da Cruz Silva, 17, measures an unbelievable 6ft 8in tall and has to bend down to plant a kiss on her 4ft 4in lover Francinaldo da Silva Carvalho, 22. The youngster, from Salinopolis in Brazil, has a form of gigantism because of a tumour on her pituitary gland, which regulates growth

Put your son before your beliefs: Neon"s uncle in plea to sister who STILL can"t accept brain-tumour boy needs vital radiotherapy

Put your son before your beliefs: Neon's uncle in plea to sister who STILL can't accept brain-tumour boy needs vital radiotherapy | UPDATED: 23:17 GMT, 22 December 2012 Fighting on: Sally Roberts, the mother of Neon The uncle of seven-year-old Neon Roberts – the boy whose mother Sally has fought a court battle to stop doctors using radiotherapy to treat his brain tumour – has urged her to put her beliefs aside to save her son’s life. And Tony Leese revealed Mrs Roberts’s quest to find ‘alternative’ cures for her son was in part prompted by a doctor’s careless comment that radiotherapy would ‘fry’ her son’s brain

Cancer boy"s mother is more cruel than caring

Cancer boy's mother is more cruel than caring | UPDATED: 23:59 GMT, 21 December 2012 No one should doubt the sincerity of Sally Roberts in seeking alternative treatment for her gravely ill son, Neon, as he battles brain cancer. However misguidedly, she believes she has her boy’s best interests at heart. To that end, she went on the run with the seven-year-old, refusing to allow him the treatment that experts said would help save his life.

Cancer be damned! I"ll make this our best Christmas ever: The utterly inspiring story of a mother-of-six with breast cancer

Cancer be damned! I'll make this our best Christmas ever: The utterly inspiring story of a mother-of-six with breast cancer | UPDATED: 22:23 GMT, 19 December 2012 As the mother of six young children with just a few days to go until Christmas, I’m working my way through the very long list of jobs that send all of us into a spin at this time of year. There’s the hundred stocking fillers I have to buy, a mountain of presents to wrap, a super-sized turkey to source, tree-lights to untangle, Post Office queues to stand in and pine needles constantly to vacuum up. These festive duties can drive us mothers to despair, but this year I’m relishing every single task that comes my way

Toddler enjoys first family Christmas at home, after having ELEVEN tumours removed from all over her body

Toddler enjoys first family Christmas at home after having ELEVEN tumours removed from all over her body Lily Atkinson, 2, was diagnosed with cancer neuroblastoma a week before her first birthdayTumours spread to her skull, arms, legs, spine, pelvis and chestAfter undergoing eight rounds of chemotherapy she is now strong enough to enjoy Christmas with all her family | UPDATED: 18:24 GMT, 14 December 2012 A brave two-year-old girl who battled with multiple tumours all over her body is to enjoy her first real family Christmas at home. Lily Atkinson, from Sheffield, was diagnosed with the cancer neuroblastoma a week before her first birthday in June 2011. After having the primary tumour removed from her chest, Lily underwent chemotherapy treatment which destroyed nine others and doctors are hoping the last one, on her skull, which is already shrinking, will eventually disappear.

Sally Roberts: "My little boy"s cancer has come back" reveals runaway mum

'My little boy's cancer has come back' reveals runaway mum but says she is '50/50 still' on whether she will agree to him having radiotherapySally Roberts, 37, sparked a nationwide hunt when she went on the run with Neon who had an operation to remove a large brain tumour in October The mother of two disappeared after a doctor told her radiotherapy was needed to ‘fry his brain’ to make sure the cancer did not return | UPDATED: 10:42 GMT, 12 December 2012 Worrying: Sally Roberts, 37, who went on the run to prevent her son being given radiotherapy revealed last night the heartbreaking news that his tumour has regrown The mother who went on the run to prevent her son being given radiotherapy revealed last night the heartbreaking news that his tumour has regrown. But while Sally Roberts, 37, had said she would relent and allow seven-year-old Neon to have the treatment if the cancer returned, yesterday she said she was ‘50/50 still’. ‘It’s all up in the air,’ she said.

"My little boy"s cancer has come back" reveals runaway mum but says she is "50/50 still" on whether she will agree to him…

'My little boy's cancer has come back' reveals runaway mum but says she is '50/50 still' on whether she will agree to him having radiotherapySally Roberts, 37, sparked a nationwide hunt when she went on the run with Neon who had an operation to remove a large brain tumour in October The mother of two disappeared after a doctor told her radiotherapy was needed to ‘fry his brain’ to make sure the cancer did not return | UPDATED: 00:39 GMT, 12 December 2012 Worrying: Sally Roberts, 37, who went on the run to prevent her son being given radiotherapy revealed last night the heartbreaking news that his tumour has regrown The mother who went on the run to prevent her son being given radiotherapy revealed last night the heartbreaking news that his tumour has regrown.

I will agree to radiotherapy if my son has cancer, says mum who ran away to stop him receiving the life-saving treatment

I WILL agree to radiotherapy if my son has cancer, says mum who ran away to stop him receiving the life-saving treatment | UPDATED: 22:57 GMT, 9 December 2012 Sally Roberts, 37, at the High Court last week. She sparked a nationwide hunt when she disappeared with her seven-year-old son, who is recovering from the removal of a large brain tumour The mother who went on the run with her son to prevent him being given radiotherapy has dramatically relented – saying last night that she would allow doctors to perform the potentially life-saving treatment if his cancer had returned.