Teenager mistook food allergy for rare germ cell tumour made of teeth, brain and hair
Kezia Denne, 16, from Elstead, Surrey, suffered from agonising stomach pains throughout her childhood but put them down to an allergy.
But medics reveals her tummy aches were caused by a germ cell cancer called immature teratoma, which developed from reproductive cells while she was in the womb.
The cancer was discovered when Kezia, then aged 12, developed sudden and severe pains in her stomach at school and was taken to A&E.
She explained: "It just started with a sudden stitch in my stomach, which I thought was quite odd because I hadn't been running around.
"I only had a few... read more
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