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"Something told me I needed to get checked out, I noticed that it was different this time..."
By her own admission, Katie Storey has always been a strong advocate of preventative health to stay well - a firm believer in detecting health problems early on before they cause other issues or become more difficult to treat.
At the end of January 2014, Anne Clarke finally plucked up the courage to visit her GP after experiencing a number of bowel-related symptoms from the previous November.
Gill was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2017. She describes feeling like 'a completely different person to the confident, capable and optimistic' individual she had been before her diagnosis.
Cancer services remain ‘superb’ and ‘quite remarkable’ despite impact of Covid, says Paula.
Help the NHS to help you – be reassured and access services when you need them, says former nurse and cancer patient Karen.
For Jacqui (60), who lives in Apperley Bridge, working with the local media to raise awareness of cancer; signs and symptoms and the challenges which patients face, such as shielding during the pandemic, is nothing new.
By Heather Parker, Chemo Chum and Macmillan Volunteer, in her own words (originally posted in 2020, updated May 2023).
Here Lynne shares her experience of diagnostic surgery during COVID-19 and urges anyone concerned about possible cancer to contact their GP practice for advice.