Teenager whose 'migraines' were actually a brain tumour only discovers the growth after her mother demanded an MRI scan

A teenager who was accused of faking her illness has been diagnosed with a brain tumour.
Amanda Day, from Sheppey, Kent, suffered from severe migraines and crippling pain in her back three years ago when she was 15.
She said her symptoms were dismissed as 'growing pains' and one doctor even said she was lying.
But after her mother's persistence for an MRI scan, it was revealed she had a pilocytic astrocytoma growing in her brain stem.
Despite having an operation and six weeks of radiotherapy to remove the tumour - she has been told it will return one day, but doctors are unsure when.
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Source: Daily Mail

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