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Living with breast cancer

Pam has had a number of major health issues over the years, having been diagnosed with breast cancer more than 22 years ago, which later...

Rita Carpenter and Eileen Kennett were much loved mums, both spending their final days at St Joseph’s Hospice. They never met and were being looked after on different wards but their stay at St...

Kito, 47, came to England from Laos in South East Asia as a teenager and, after finishing his studies, qualified as a chef. He later married and had a son who’s now 6 years old. His son is...

In 2008, at the age of 53, Caroline Dixon was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She became really unwell and was admitted to Newham General Hospital. From there it was suggested she spent some time...

When Lynne was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 at just 51 she wasn’t too worried as it was found early. She had a partial mastectomy and radiotherapy and got on with her life with her...

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