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Plus-Sized Model Says Doctors Ignored Her Cancer Symptoms, Blamed Her Weight

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Plus Sized says doctors ignored her cancer symptoms

A plus sized model was secretly battling cancer symptoms and she says her doctors ignored all the signs because of her weight. Several physicians had even sent the plus sized model, Elly Mayday home with only painkillers after several trips to the hospital.

The 27-year-old model says she had “severe, persistent lower back pain” and went to the emergency room for treatment several times. But, physicians told her “there was nothing to worry about,”  magazine reports.

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In fact, physicians blamed the Canadian plus sized model's weight instead of the cause of the pain. “The doctor told me to out my core,” said the model. After deciding to “help herself” and “demand better care” a CT scan showed an ovarian cyst. Sadly, a biopsy showed that she was suffering from a rare form of ovarian cancer. She would later have to go through chemotherapy and undergo surgery. After nine hours of surgery, surgeons were able to remove the cyst.

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All of the radiation led to severe and Elly was body-shamed on for being “too thin”

She revealed that she over 60 pounds in total and weight 120 pounds. “Those people weren't really my .”

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