Cancer survivor Laura wants to use ‘second chance’ to raise awareness



A Northumberland woman wants to use her ‘second chance’ to ensure others are aware of the symptoms and signs of a deadly disease.
Widdrington resident Laura Gibbon found out last month that she is cancer-free after undergoing surgeries and six rounds of chemotherapy to treat stage IIIc ovarian cancer.
The 30-year-old admits that she would never have expected a diagnosis of ovarian cancer – not least because it’s thought of as ‘an old woman’s disease’, but said: “If I had known the symptoms, something might have clicked.”
The rare form of the cancer that Laura had can be very... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Art & Culture, Views: 30
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