Ron was misdiagnosed with a deviated septum and referred to a specialist. The specialist simply checked him out and booked him for surgery nine months down the road. In January, the nosebleeds turned to ear bleeds and the headaches became more severe. In February, when Ron underwent surgery for a deviated septum, they found a massive tumour was the real cause of all the nosebleeds and headaches.
Virginia had nosebleeds for a month after blowing her nose, then got up one Sunday morning with her mouth full of blood and took an hour to get it to stop. She was diagnosed with a Nasal Cavity and Pranasal Sinus Cancer on September 2013.