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Who is Estelle Wignall ?
A mother has been told that she may only have two years to live after she is diagnosed with cancer a second time.
Estelle Wignall, 27, had a tumor ‘the size of a watermelon’ removed when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at just 22 years old.
But now, months after doctors told her there were no “ signs ” of her cancer returning, Wigan’s mother received the news in November 2020 that the cancer had returned and spread to others. parts of your body.
The cancer spread to Estelle’s lungs and pelvis, and doctors suggested that she now has only two to three years to live.
Six rounds of chemotherapy and two major surgeries have failed to bring Estelle back to health, and she is now desperate to travel abroad for alternative treatment.
Go Fund Me
Estelle from Hindley has launched a Go Fund Me page to help raise £ 15,000 so she can travel to various cancer centers in Mexico and Texas for her treatment.
“I just couldn’t move and was rushed to the hospital where they first thought I had pelvic inflammatory disease.
“I went to the pharmacy to get my medication and I just bought an ovarian cancer brochure. I went home, read it, and told my mom that I knew that’s what she had.
“She had all the symptoms of the prospect.
“Three months later, a scan showed that she had a large tumor, the size of a watermelon, which was later removed by Christie in Manchester.”
Estelle Wignall is seeking treatment abroad after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer for the second time
Estelle thought she was getting better, but four years after the surgery, Wigan’s mother received devastating news that her cancer had returned.
In November 2020, Estelle went to her GP with a complaint of abdominal pain. She was referred for an emergency ultrasound, which revealed an irregular tumor of up to 12 cm growing on her ovaries.
She was later diagnosed with ovarian cancer for the second time in just five years. The cancer has now spread to the lungs and pelvis and has advanced disease affecting the liver and lungs.
Estelle recently had two major surgeries to remove her left lung and breast tissue. She is now also being treated for sepsis at Wythenshawe Hospital.
She feels that her second cancer attack could have been detected earlier if she had recognized the symptoms.
Estelle told the MEN, “I don’t want anyone else to have to go through this. I knew my own body and I knew something was wrong.
“Within a few months of the removal of the first tumor, I started to have all the symptoms again and I felt that something was not right.
“By the time I was diagnosed, 16 months after my first follow-up appointment, I was already growing and aggressive and had spread to my lungs and pelvis.
“I was afraid that I wouldn’t even make Christmas last year with my partner and my little girl.
“I cannot go back to aggressive chemotherapy and have been looking for alternative treatments abroad, including chemotherapy and low toxicity immunotherapy.
“There are also trials in Texas that are not available anywhere else. I am desperate to go somewhere else and try other options.
“I have a lot of fighting left and I want to try all my options right now, I can’t imagine life without my family.”