Cancer touches most of us in our life time. Either personally, a friend or a loved one.
My mum was a tower of strength through her battle and I will always admire that, never moaned and always thought of others. She was diagnosed with stage 4 oviarian cancer in Oct 2015, her fight was quite short. As many know - ovarian cancer is a silent, deadly disease that goes undetected in woman. It's only when the cancer has advanced or spread that signs and symptoms prevail. More research, development and awareness needs to be done to avoid more of us going through this.
In the space of one year not only my mum, but my auntie, my mum's twin has recently undergone treatment for cancer too. Her strength was also remarkable. Her detection was really early and she had her op and treatment very quickly after discovering she had breast cancer. Pat is now well and truely on the mend thanks to great advancement in kit, treatment and family support.
Further more, My mother in law had also been battling breast cancer. after 6 long, hard months of treatment and surgery is now back to work and fighting fit after being diagnosed in 2016. Her treatment was tough and gruelling and I don't wish to see anyone else have to do that.
These three people are my inspiration to raise what I can for more research, more prevention and hopefully... one day... an end to this Devastating disease.
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