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Jessica's symptoms were dismissed as "food poisoning".  The truth left her 'in a state of disbelief'

Jessica’s symptoms were dismissed as “food poisoning”. The truth left her ‘in a state of disbelief’

A young woman who had been dealing with months of excruciating stomach pains that were dismissed as “food poisoning” has discovered that she is actually suffering from stage four colon cancer. Jessica Thompson from New Zealand appeared to be “perfectly healthy” when she began experiencing severe cramps, diarrhea and bouts of vomiting. WATCH THE VIDEO …

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Mom, who may not be under 50, urges women to take symptoms seriously

Mom, who may not be under 50, urges women to take symptoms seriously

The Christchurch mother says the diagnosis of ovarian cancer is heartbreaking, but finding that she has not been screened is unacceptable. “If I had a lump in my breast, it wouldn’t take that long to make a diagnosis,” said Sarah Luxon, a 34-year-old woman who still mourns the loss of a child. “I find it …

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Cancer shock will trigger a volunteer crusade to learn about the early signs of a devastating disease

Cancer shock will trigger a volunteer crusade to learn about the early signs of a devastating disease

Judi Adams never thought that a sore back and occasional stomach pain could be signs of something much more serious – an eight-inch tumor. Her vague symptoms were followed at the end of last year by “out of nowhere” nausea and loss of appetite. Doctors told Mrs. Adams after a series of medical tests that …

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