Cancer doesn't stop for COVID, and neither do we. So this World Cancer Day, we need your help to support women with gynaecological cancer. COVID-19 and lockdown have seriously affected the way we fundraise. The marathons, bake sales, fundraising gala's and afternoon tea's that our supporters would usually fundraise at have been cancelled or postponed.
Janet Gover's Vulval Cancer Story I wanted to write my cancer story in the hope of helping other women, but now I come to do it, it's harder than I expected. Any cancer story is hard… I know that. But cancer of the vulva is hard on two counts. It strikes right at the core
"If you've got any worries at all don't worry about wasting anybody's time. It's much better to have it checked out and put your mind at rest. If it's nothing, great... but if there is something, catching it early is the best thing that can happen." During Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month, GRACE Woman Cathy Butcher
Thank you to our supporters for taking part in Walk4Grace Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, this year’s Surrey Three Peaks Challenge was cancelled. However, our amazing GRACE supporters came together to Walk4GRACE! Across Surrey, GRACE supporters organised their routes, brought together their friends and walked, ran, rode and cycled for GRACE. Whether that was
“The moral of this story is that if you feel like something isn’t right, get it checked out.” Cathy Butcher's Endometrial Cancer Story So, this is my journey which started in June 2017. At the age of 49, I thought I was just going through the start of the menopause as I had read so
Remembering Beverley by Michelle McGrath All I can say is that Bev was unique in that she got this very rare cancer and kicked its arse within a year or so the first time around. Despite the high mortality rate of it, in a very short time span, she lasted another 7 years before it
3 Reasons Why seeking Cervical Cancer Advice Early Will Make a Huge Difference 1. Cervical Cancer is a preventable disease. If we can detect precancerous cells early through the Smear Test, we can prevent 75% of cancers from developing. It is estimated that the cervical screening programme (Smear Tests) saves around 5,000 lives per year.
"If I hadn't gotten the smear test, I wouldn't have made it to see my daughters second birthday." During Cervical screening week, Emma Louise Davies, one of our brilliant GRACE Woman spoke to BBC Surrey about her Cervical Cancer experience, being diagnosed so soon after her daughter’s birth and why she believes cervical screening is
Diagnosed with Cervical Cancer in the Midst of COVID-19 Rebecca's Emotional Story "My life stood still on the 25th of March. Exactly 6 weeks after my Lletz surgery and two days after the lockdown was put in place. The last place I wanted to be was in hospital so it was agreed that I would
Paula's Frustrating Cervical Cancer Journey “When I look back, I think I should have pushed for a smear. If you feel that something’s wrong then you need to shout about it, because it could save your life.” In this interview with Brooklands Radio, one of our lovely GRACE Women Paula Jarvis shares her frustrating Cervical