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Patient Stories

My name is Howard and I am 53 years old. In 2005 after a period of hospital tests I was diagnosed with Bowel cancer in September 2005.

My consultant advised me to have an intensive course of radiotherapy, covering several days' treatment prior to surgery to remove the tumour. Following completion of the radiotherapy my surgery took place in November 2005. The tumour was removed and I...

I was diagnosed with a brain tumour in June 2010, the tumour had been missed by my GP for 18 months, so I was operated on immediately to perform a biopsy, which was fortunately benign. Two months later, I was operated on again to remove part of the tumour, due to the position, only part of the tumour could be removed. A decision was made that I didn’t need radiotherapy and the tumour would be...

My name is Ray Dean, I am a former professional footballer. When I was 58yrs I was diagnosed with Prostate cancer in 2004.

My first course of treatment was Radiotherapy and consisted of 35 Sessions at The Royal Marsden and this held the cancer at bay for approximately 5 years. It then returned and due to the location of the tumour, my only curative treatment option was the ground...

My name is Linda. I am 60 years old and am married with 2 grown-up children. Following a routine Hysterectomy in 2002, I was informed that the uterine fibroid removed during my operation contained a rare malignant tumour; a Uterine Leiomyosarcoma. Thankfully the tumour was completely removed during the operation. Six weeks radiotherapy followed my surgery and I then began on the road to...

My name is John and this is my story about my battle with pancreatic cancer. Over the last 14 years, I have suffered acute pancreatitis, which has entailed numerous hospital stays. However, in October 2007 I began experiencing stomach problems again, so I was referred to a local hospital for further investigations. This was followed by several hospital visits and stays in Swindon, Poole and...

I am 48 years old and I am married with two teenage daughters. I was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004, it was a 3.5 cm tumour in my left breast. My tumour was removed as well as my lymph nodes, and I received radiotherapy to the breast. My follow up treatment was a chemically induced menopause and Tamoxifen.

I did very well for four and a half years, then I began experiencing...

My name in Liam and in July 2007 I was diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer. Prior to a holiday in Turkey, I had undergone investigations at my local hospital, as for several months I had been suffering with abdominal symptoms (diarrhoea, loss of appetite and weight loss). Whilst on my holiday I noticed that I had also become jaundiced.

On my return from Turkey, I attended my...

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