Here’s my post from 28th October 2009, a year after the cancer was diagnosed.
29 October 2008 was the day that I walked into St George’s Hospital a woman who had a breast lump under investigation, and walked out with a breast cancer.
What a year it’s been.
- I’ve been slashed (surgery), poisoned (chemotherapy) and burned (radiotherapy).
I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again. If life is going to flip a cancer your way, a breast cancer isn’t a bad one to catch. Survival rates are excellent compared to other cancers, and it’s a relatively easy cancer to talk about. Would this blog be quite as popular, I wonder, if [...]
Thursday morning saw Alan and I heading off to the Northern Cancer Care Centre at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, for my appointment at the oncology clinic.
The NCCC is big and bright and clean and spacious. It has a WHSmith and a courtyard and a shop that sells hats. Everyone we met was pleasant and [...]