Although brain tumours can cause a wide range of olfactory odours, these complications are extremely rare symptoms of the disease.
Mel continued: “I had these attacks that got worse and worse. I would have to sit down to get out of them. An oncologist eventually said the attacks were a form of seizure. I was worried it was an aneurysm.”
Upon discovering the tumour, doctors told the mum-of-four she that had just 12 to 18 months to live.
When a brain tumour is labelled terminal, this means the tumour cannot be adequately treated, but patients can still receive treatment to help relieve symptoms.