Woman finds out her dramatic weight loss was due to cancer, not dieting

37.50% credibility
 
Related

Scientists have discovered that you can eat as much chocolate as you want

Health
676 points

Intelligent people are more easily distracted at work, study claims

Health
450 points



Most recent

Woman divorced after 44 years of marriage gets amazing makeover

Amazing histories
208 points

Buy Property in Turkey Bitcoin

Henry
14 points

New study says that colored bird eggs come from dinosaurs

Technology news
198 points

Kindergarten kids sing Happy Birthday with sign language for their deaf custodian

Amazing histories
178 points

Malaria-sniffing pooches might help save lives

About pets
174 points

Don't miss: the best Key West Bar Crawl guide

Random Time
124 points
SHARE
TWEET
A young woman who was ecstatic over her sudden weight loss a few months ago discovered her body’s dramatic change was due to cancer.

Woman finds out her dramatic weight loss was due to cancer, not dieting

Jemma Doran, 28, decided to start dieting a year ago, and instantly started dropping dress sizes.

However her elation turned to despair recently after being told her sore throat was actually deadly tonsil cancer which has now spread to her lung, making it incurable.

Jemma, from Liverpool, from believes she would have been diagnosed earlier had the weight loss not coincided with her diet.

After a year of new clothes, and even a new man, Jemma now fears she will be dead by this time next year.

She said: ‘I have been told nothing more can be done for me and I might not be here this time next year.

‘It’s terrifying and I can’t help wondering if my cancer would have been detected earlier if I hadn’t been on the diet.’

Describing herself as ‘blissfully ignorant’ that the disease was growing inside her, Jemma said she ‘did not connect the pain in my throat to my weight loss’.

‘Perhaps if I had I might not be in this situation.’

The 5ft tall Jemma weighed 15 stone and 5 lbs a year ago, before her dramatic weight loss began.

She even went to a GP complaining of a sore throat and pain when she swallowed, but he suggested she had tonsillitis and prescribed her antibiotics.

Later an ENT specialist scheduled in a biopsy which confirmed fears that Jemma had tonsil cancer, despite never smoking and rarely drinking.

Jemma’s family have now set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for her to travel to either Mexico or Germany to receive treatment for the cancer.

Fuente: metro.co.uk
SHARE
TWEET
To comment you must log in with your account or sign up!
Featured content