On 20th April, Susie went to Westminster and attended a parliamentary reception organised by Cancer52, a coalition of more than 80 charities representing rare and less common cancers.
Andrew starts his mammoth walk today – starting today at St Bees on the west coast and finishing on Saturday next week at Robin Hood Bay on the east coast.
This was the hardest thing I ever made, but it was more than worth it. I don’t want other families to have to deal with this.
The last year and a half has been a profound and unmooring experience, and one I turn over in my mind with gratitude, disbelief, and amazement.
Shana shared her story about appendix cancer on KVUE and had a blog post published to support it.
Our patron, Sean Hepburn Ferrer, tells how his mother had surgery but it was too late to save her.
It’s tough being only 20 years old and a cancer patient at that. Mainly because no one expects or even wants to believe you could even end up developing cancer, and the worst culprits are medical professionals. True, the odds are so low it’s a waste of time to even bother, but that ‘waste of time’ could have cost me my life!
James and I know that our lives will never be what we once planned. Not being able to have children is still very hard for us to come to terms with but we know that it was necessary to improve my chance of long-term survival. We take each day as it comes and are thankful for the life that we are given the chance to live, not taking anything for granted.