Immunisation and a preventable cancer

Immunisation and a preventable cancer

On the Friday night before Christmas 2012, I spent six hours in an operating theatre with a dearly loved friend. The only time I’d ever been conscious in an operating theatre was during the caesarean births of  my sons. When someone tells you something like “I have cancer” it’s probably a …

Norwegian Wood – a story of cancer

Norwegian Wood – a story of cancer

  And when I awoke, I was alone this bird had flown.   My much-loved friend has throat cancer. No, he is not a smoker. I was by his side for six hours of complex surgery. Literally. Most meaningful and wonderful thing I have ever done. It was a privilege …