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Miss Adeola Olaitan contributed to this BBC article about ovarian cancer in very young women

When 14-year-old Kelliyah started experiencing severe abdominal pain, she initially blamed it on one too many fizzy drinks and a lack of exercise.

She lived with the persistent symptoms for weeks before going to hospital.

But once she did, doctors found a tumour the size of a pumpkin and, within 24 hours, Kelliyah was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Doctors found a tumour weighing more than 5kg.

Click here to read full BBC News Health article