‘I could smell death’: Girl survives rare blood cancer

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In Summary

• Petronilla Naisiae was only 14 when leukaemia left her fighting for her life

• Hers was a rare form only documented in a handful of people around the world

What she thought was extreme blood loss due to menstruation turned out to be blood cancer, leukaemia.

Cancer was the last thing on her mind when her health started deteriorating. The regular ...

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