Boy, two, with cancer wakes up from coma after parents agree to turn off his ...

A two-year-old boy with cancer stunned his family after waking up from a coma moments after his parents agreed to turn off his life support.

Dylan Askin, from Shelton Lock, Derby, was sent home after doctors pronounced him fit and healthy.

He had contracted an extremely rare type of lung cancer and was so ill his family had him christened as he lay in his hospital bed on Easter Sunday, 2016.

Two-year-old Dylan Askin (pictured), from Shelton Lock, contracted an extremely rare type of lung cancer

Two-year-old Dylan Askin (pictured), from Shelton Lock, contracted an extremely rare type of lung cancer

Doctors did not think he would survive. Dylan's parents made the heartbreaking decision to have his life support machine turned off.

But the plucky youngster balked expectation, suddenly stirring at the Queens Medical Hospital.

He was awake - and soon began to regain his strength. The tiny tot was deemed stable enough to return home by Easter Sunday. 

Two years on from Dylan has beaten his illness. Kerry Askin, Dylan's Mum, said: 'I was strong in the belief that Dylan was our Easter miracle.

'I am not massively religious, but I did think it was a miracle.

'When we told our eldest son, he said 'he's like Jesus' - because he had been learning about it in school.'

The tiny tot's lungs had become as much as 80 per cent covered in cysts

The tiny tot's lungs had become as much as 80 per cent covered in cysts

On Christmas Day 2015, Dylan was rushed to Derby Royal Hospital with breathing problems and was found to have a collapsed lung.

Further tests by specialists on the High Dependency Unit in

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