‘I was always prone to fibroid lumps in my breasts. Fibroids are abnormal growths, but are typically benign, or noncancerous.’View
I don’t remember much about my cancer journey because I was so little but I do remember some things like how nice the nurses were, and mammy having to carry me out to the car wrapped in a blanket in the middle of the night to go to Crumlin hospital.View
I turned 60 years old in 2011 and was enjoying life. I had retired from full-time work but had a rewarding mix of interesting part-time roles. Mary and I were enjoying having a few holidays each year. Our four boys were reared and enjoying their lives too. Life was good.View
You shouldn’t have to say goodbye to your little sister.
Not to cancer.
And not when she leaves such a hole in so many hearts.
And that’s why – though it makes me cry – I’m sharing this with you.View
One morning last November, I woke at 7 a.m. as usual. Quickly throwing on my placement clothes, grabbing a coffee, and jumping on the Luas; it was a normal day.View
The first time I heard that phrase, I won’t lie, it scared the bejeezus out of me!!
In April 2019 I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer after finding a lump.View
Francis Cadogan had a BCC – Basal Cell Carcinoma surgically removed back in 2009 and at that time this was…View
In 1974 I met Mary and I suppose it was love at first sight and we got married in 1976…View
Brendan and I met 19 years ago. Like most Irish romances ours started in the local pub. I’d had my…Story
My name is Joanne Finnegan, and I want to tell you about my father, Liam, who died from uveal melanoma.…Story