A newsreader from Las Vegas sincerely reveals to the world how she became a cancer patient from an expectant mother.
Last week, KSNV News 3 reporter Michelle Velez returned to the social media to tell viewers why she did it was unemployed in recent months.
"I have been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer caused by an abnormal pregnancy," wrote Velez on Facebook and Instagram. "It's extremely complicated, so I'll do my best to make it easy to understand."
The mother of two children then announced that she had a molar tooth.
"It's a pregnancy that is not viable – that is, a fetus was never formed – but instead of a miscarriage … the pregnancy continued to grow and produce invasive tissue," Velez explained.
According to American Pregnancy, it's a rare one Disease that affects "1 in 1,000 pregnancies."
Some signs In some very rare cases, the tissue may turn into cancer and spread to other organs in the body, Velez continued. "That happened to me, not a good reason … just unfortunate bad luck. "
Fortunately, Velez's cancers are treatable, she explained.
" My doctors have every reason to believe that I'll end up being clear and clear, "Velez wrote. I'm so grateful for that, and that's what I focus on. "
However, to kill the cancer, Velez must" undergo aggressive chemotherapy, "she explained.
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" I probably will lose my hair and have other side effects of chemotherapy – but that's all temporary. "
" I already survived my first two treatments this week. The total number of laps depends on how long it takes for the tissue to disappear. "
" Again, this is a very vague explanation for what has happened to me in the last three months. That has so much more to offer … but the most important thing … is that it's treatable.
While undergoing treatment, Velez remains positive.
"My mood is mostly good, thanks to our incredible support system and strong beliefs. I appreciate all the posts … messages … thoughts and prayers from all of you so far. It's hard for me to answer now … but I've seen each one of them and it means the world to us.
"I am looking forward to returning to health and strength. "
Velez shared a touching photo of herself and her mother hugging each other tightly after" my first day at Chemotag ".
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I consider it a warlike embrace. One step closer to the end, "added Velez.
On Saturday, Velez announced an update and stated that she had received a blood transfusion at the hospital. Due to her condition, Velez is constantly bleeding, and to get chemotherapy, her blood levels must be at a certain level.
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Part of the tissue that causes the bleeding. It was a difficult decision because there is a certain risk that the chemotherapy can be delayed, but fortunately that did not happen and everything went very well. "
let Chemo do his thing. "