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Mum has weeks to live after doctor screw-up


Jarrod Sierocki

Husband of diagnosed cancer mum Tina Locke sends out a plea to raise money to save his wife’s life. Courtesy: Jason Locke via Facebook

Tina Locke has been given just eight weeks to live after being misdiagnosed with depression when she has cancer, her family says. Picture: Facebook

A WELSH mother-of-two has been given just weeks to live after her cancer was misdiagnosed as depression for two years, her family claims.

Tina Locke from Penygraig, Rhondda, about 20km northwest of Cardiff, was finally told she had stomach cancer after complaining of stomach and chest pains for two years.

Mrs Locke’s family says she was incorrectly treated for depression, anxiety and muscle pain and given nothing more than antidepressants to treat her.

Jarrod Sierocki

Tina Locke has been given just eight weeks to live, her family says. Picture: FacebookSource:Supplied

Her family claims the cancer is now so advanced it has spread to her lymph nodes and her abdominal lining.

They say she has been given eight weeks to live aft…

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/real-life/true-stories/welsh-mum-has-weeks-to-live-after-her-cancer-was-misdiagnosed-as-depression-her-family-says/news-story/d642e366cbff30244bb83584f0f71455

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