Heather – now cance-free – was diagnosed with cervical cancer a year before she became eligible for smear tests… she shares her tips
I want to share my story, to help others be more aware of the symptoms of cervical cancer. So that girls under 25 that are not entitled to a free smear know what to look out for and for those who are over 25 be more aware of the importance of going for your smear.
heavy or longer periods
Foul smelling discharge
Pain or discomfort in the pelvis or during sex
Woman diagnosed with cervical cancer at 24 shares her symptoms online to help others, independent, 15/02/2016.
DES Daughter Susan Helmrich is one of the best swimmers in the world in her age group
Susan Helmrich is one of the best swimmers in the world in her age group. She’s also a three-time cancer survivor and a victim of one of the greatest drug tragedies in history. With luck, determination, great medical care, the support of family and friends and the benefits of the sport of swimming, Susan has fought to escape the deadly legacy of a supposed wonder drug turned nightmare.