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Shock symptom that led to 22-year-old’s cancer diagnosis: ‘I was freaking out’ – New Zealand Herald

Six days after seeing her doctor, Chloe Spitalnic was in hospital for surgery.

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Ovarian cancer is the deadliest cancer that can affect women. Photo / SuppliedStomach pain is an easy symptom to dismiss, especially among young people, and it was not something Chloe Spitalnic was worried about when she first experienced it one morning last year.
The 22-year-old is lactose and fructose intolerant, so she thought the pain was related to her digestion. But after six days of on-and-off pain, the Melbourne resident was encouraged by her mum and sister to see a GP as they thought it…

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