A student who put ill health was heading down to suffer too much ovarian cancer.
Seren Hughes started going to the sports hall and changed her diet to try to feel better, but her stomach was always being pressed.
At first, doctors thought it had an explosion that could only be cancerous and by the age of 19, its oven was abandoned and the fallopian tube was extracted. And away with a great mass of rugby members.
Now 23, who is a pupil from Hawarden High School from Ewloe, is a free Scotland from the disease and using her knowledge to help others through her work for the CATS – charity fund. T aims to raise awareness of cancer symptoms and symptoms of young people.
She said: “I was in my first year in Manchester when I realized that something was not OK.
“As a student, I thought it was just going out too much and that I was running down.
I started going to camp more;
“I've always been really sensitive to health, and when I noticed that my belly was really blocked out all the time I started going to boil. into the gym, and cut down on bad food to try to move it.
There were no short months afterwards, and when I was in home in North Wales one weekend, I went to the doctor and got a blood test.
“The next day the doctor called me and said I needed to go to A&E immediately. "
Doctors initially thought Seren had a support paper and said she needed emergency surgery after a scan.
However, the scan showed a growth of her oven.
Seren said: "At this stage, I was in hospital for about a week. My stomach was growing very quickly.
'While in hospital, the mass was growing around my stomach as my rest of the body lost weight very quickly, as I didn't eat – I lost t two stones over three weeks.
'Let them tell me they had to do an operation to do anything that was inside me – they couldn't tell me before the surgeon's job anyway. says he was cancer or not.
My parents broke my tears;
“The operation took away my still and the fallopian tube and be as big as the size of a rugby member.
“I was in Christie Hospital in Manchester for intensive days before I went back to the oncology ward for a day and then I was sent home.
“It took two or three weeks before I could go back and get the results out.
“That was when I was told it had found cancer cells.
"I didn't know what that meant, but my mother and mother sent in in tears when I was just asking a lot of questions about what was happening now."
By receiving support from the children's cancer charity CLIC Sargent.
She had to take another year from university but graduated from Salford University with a degree in English Literature last year.
“It doesn't even go into your mind;
Although it is not known whether the removal of one of her ovens has a bearing on her future fortunes, some doctors would freeze some of Seren's eggs as “backing up.” T
Now working for the CATS Campaign in Manchester, Seren said: "Since I worked, there was no evidence that the disease was returning and I have been free from cancer and trying my cancer. T his knowledge to help others.
“When I was 19, I never heard of ovarian cancer, it doesn't even go into your mind, so if I get more people aware of the signs and signs, I'll be happy. '
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