Tagged: #Female

17
Jan
2019

‘Grateful’ is the word for me. And I love being grateful, it’s a wonderful state of mind. Thank you cancer.

Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
06
Jun
2018

My name is Angel, I'm 37, married and mum to a 20-month-old little boy Hudson. I have stage 3b bowel cancer.

My symptoms first showed when I became pregnant with my little boy. I was 35, fit, healthy, basking in the joy of a much wanted first pregnancy which had come about after surgery to clear a complicated case of endometriosis......

Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
04
Feb
2018

I was diagnosed with bowel cancer in July 2017. I had just turned 34.

I had started studying nursing the year before.

Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
02
Feb
2018

I am 61 years old and was diagnosed two months after my last birthday. After surgery and histology I was diagnosed at T1 N0 M0.

Finding the cancer was completely serendipitous. I went to my GP mid-August complaining of indigestion and she prescribed some tablets and said I needed to go for an endoscopy to find out if there was anything else happening.

Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
02
Feb
2018

After knowing my father was diagnosed with bowel cancer in his 40’s, I was always told to ensure I screen early because my risk was higher. I screened for a long time before I was diagnosed, having one very small malignant polyp (stage 1) in 2012. The polyp was removed, and I was told I required surgery to remove the affected surrounding bowel. I had a stoma for a period of time, which has since been reversed.

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