Patient Stories – A poem by Carol

A Survivor – Twice! A poem by Carol     It’s 2019 and life is good.   Going to the Breast Unit, I was quite blasé- This was going to be just another day When what I’d felt would be checked; I’d go away, once more relieved, and life happily not...

Patient Stories – Karen

Karen Patient Stories Hello my name is Karen. I’m 51 years old and I was diagnosed with stage 1, grade 2 womb cancer in February 2021. It all started back in December 2020. I had never had regular periods as I had polycystic ovary syndrome, so when I started a heavy...

Patient Stories – Jenny

Jenny Patient Stories Hi everyone, My name is Jenny and I would like to share my womb cancer journey with you for two reasons. Firstly, I had symptoms for quite some time before I visited my doctor and secondly, despite a very worrying diagnosis of a grade 3...

Patient Stories – Debby

Debby Patient Stories Patient Stories – Debby   I just thought I was heading towards the menopause!   I have a small group of local friends who I’ve known for over 25 years since we met in our 20s. When the pandemic hit we started having regular Zoom...

Patient Stories – Nicola

Nicola Patient Stories Patient Stories – Nicola My name is Nicola and I’m 45 years old. Too young for womb cancer, right? If I had a pound for every time I’d heard that I’d be able to retire.  For many years I’d had extremely heavy periods. I had one...

Patient Stories – Sally and Sarah

Sarah and Sally Patient Stories Patient Stories – Sarah and Sally We are very honoured to feature Sarah Shapcott and her mum Sally Spencer as our first story in the patient voices series.  Sally has been diagnosed with stage four endometrial cancer and has been...