- Mary Lavoe, a 19-year-old lady, has recounted the live threatening medical condition that informed doctors to remove her womb
- The teenage girl became pregnant while in Form 2 and was later diagnosed with cancer of the womb
- Doctors at Korle-Bu had to remove her uterus to save her life
- Mary sat for an interview with Crime Check TV and recounted her painful ordeal
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A 19-year-old lady named Mary Lavoe has recounted the dreadful medical condition that informed doctors to remove her womb after she became pregnant while in school.
Coming from an economically disadvantaged home, Mary got involved in a sexual relationship with a young man for financial assistance.
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The teenager became pregnant as a result of the romantic relationship with the unidentified man. This was the beginning of her great woes.
Mary sat in an interview with Crime Check TV and revealed that weeks into her pregnancy, she started experiencing problems. She paid a visit to the Nsawam Government Hospital for a check-up and she was diagnosed with ectopic pregnancy.
It was later revealed that she had cancer of the womb after her blood sample was taken to Koforidua Hospital for diagnosis.
Mary was subsequently referred to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra for advanced treatment. However, her problem kept worsening.
Doctors at Korle-Bu recommended chemotherapy treatment, but a week to the therapy, she bled profusely.
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According to Mary, she suffered severe pains during this period and was given the option that required doctors to remove her uterus to save her life.
Mary, who currently lives with her parents, who are both farmers, at Adeiso in the Eastern Region, reveals that she agreed to save her life. She recounts her painful ordeal in the video below.
In another story, YEN.com.gh reported that Patricia Poku Amankwah, a Ghanaian indigene who lives in the United Kingdom, has recounted her life experience as a female taxi driver.
Affectionately called ‘Abrokyire Hemaa’, she has successfully established a career as a female taxi driver in an industry largely dominated by men.
Patricia, 53, was born and bred in London, UK. She first worked as an hairstylist for years before she decided to start a career as a taxi driver.
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