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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...

The first time I lost my dad, Tony Moran, was ironically worse than the second and last time I lost him. I was 14 and my little brother Ben was 11 when my mum and dad went their separate ways. My...

As it's Dementia Awareness Week we spoke to Sheila, one of our volunteers, about what she has been doing to help people living with dementia.

How long have you been a volunteer at...

Colin was born in Manor Park, East London, one of 6 children. When he was 5, the family moved to East Ham and he’s lived there ever since.

Colin was a keen boxer at school and when he was...

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