Tagged: #Female

15
Aug
2017

I was 59 years old and in fairly good health when I was diagnosed with cancer of the left descending colon stage 3B.

I was a dressmaker and theatrical costume maker working casually from home, teaching dressmaking at evening college and volunteering for several not-for-profit organisations.

After 4 pregnancies, I experienced chronic haemorrhoids which caused some occasional discomfort but had no visible bleeding.

Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
15
Aug
2017

I was 35, fit, healthy and constantly on the move.

A full-time working mum and wife with 3 children aged 9, 6 & 3 and a competitive powerlifter.

Since approximately 2007, I had experienced on and off rectal bleeding.

Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
15
Aug
2017

I was diagnosed with stage 3 bowel cancer a year and a half ago at the age of 26.

I was numb, scared and feared the worse.

I think for me the hardest part was the unknown.

Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
15
Aug
2017

I was 29 years old when I was diagnosed with stage III bowel cancer.

A happily married mum of two young children, I was enjoying a carefree life.

I’d been experiencing a range of odd symptoms for the past twelve months and decided to see my doctor after not being able to kick a simple cold virus.

Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
15
Aug
2017

We went through five extremely painful years.

They were especially hard for my strong, brave and beautiful mother.

She was diagnosed with stage 4 rectal cancer and it was very aggressive.

Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
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