She would have survived only if she had been treated in time. Student Gina Patel, 21, from Bolton, UK, discovered a tumor in her shoulder last summer. The prospective teacher turned into a doctor.
but like them Manchester Evening News She stated, giving him all the clarity: “Don’t worry, we think it’s a cyst,” he was said to have said, according to her brother Liam Patel (17).
But the knot continued to grow. It soon became apparent that the supposedly harmless cyst was Ewing’s sarcoma – a rare malignant tumor that usually affects bones.
After a shock diagnosis, the young woman received chemotherapy. But the treatment had no effect, it was already too late. Patel died in mid-May.
Not the first blow of fate
Her family still can’t believe the passing of Jenna Patel. “We were very close and did everything together,” her younger brother Liam Patel told the Manchester Evening News. His sister Gina always made sure everyone was well. “There was never a time of the day when you weren’t smiling.”
According to Liam Patel, this is not the first blow of fate in the family. Before Jenna got sick, her father was diagnosed with a brain tumor. When he was finally on the mend, she fell ill. However, his sister has always maintained her positive attitude despite the poor prognosis.
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The family of the deceased student has since set up a GoFundMe page to raise funds for research into the rare type of cancer.
Please help us make a difference by raising awareness of this rare disease. Even if the family could be helped or lives could be saved, it would be a source of comfort for Jenna and her family.”
To date, the equivalent of about 10,000 francs has been accumulated. “She had a lot of great friends and they all helped with fundraising,” says the deceased’s brother. (bra)
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