Tagged: #VIC

28
Nov
2017

In June 2015, my brother Andrew was treated for diverticulitis (with antibiotics), a condition where pockets that develop in the lining of the intestine become infected or inflamed. A few years prior, he was hospitalised for over a week with similar symptoms, these included severe pain in the abdomen.

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
15
Aug
2017

I was 34 when I was diagnosed with Stage IV bowel cancer.

I had been experiencing some abdominal bloating for only a week or so, and went to see my GP.

As I had been travelling I was prescribed antibiotics to rule out an infection, but after a week I still had symptoms.

Published in Bowel Cancer Stories
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