Tagged: #Female

15
Aug
2017

I was 37 when I was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2015.

My mum had bowel cancer at 57.

I recall telling her off because she had bleeding for quite a while.

Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
15
Aug
2017

In 2010, I was 19 and planning my wedding. Unlike most brides-to-be, I was also in and out of the GP’s office fighting with her to take my bowel issues seriously and undergoing a series of tests.

I was extremely anaemic and required weekly infusions over 12 weeks, in the lead up to my wedding.

When a FOBT confirmed positive for blood in my stools, my GP still kept telling me “you are too young for bowel cancer” and that it was a waste of her time to pursue testing further because she was confident it would come back negative.

Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
15
Aug
2017

I was 42 when I heard those three words, ‘You have cancer.’

I was diagnosed with Stage III C bowel cancer.

I had been unwell for a month prior to my diagnosis, at the beginning of March 2016.

Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
30
May
2017
Where do I begin?
 
This time last year I was a happy, healthy 34 year old Mum to 3 gorgeous girls (one aged 11 and twins aged 6).
 
Well I thought I was healthy.
Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
29
May
2017
In January 1994, I lost my Mum to cancer.

She was only 58 years old.

I was 33 years old and a single mum, to a 4 year old daughter.
Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
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