Are you looking for inspiration stories from local people? If so, you are in the right place

current-appeal-icon

Please
support our

Current appeal…

Patient Stories Fundraiser Stories

Meet Alan from Shifnal

Alan lives in Shifnal with his wife Elsa. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in February 2017. He spoke to us about his experience of treatment and how keeping active through his radiotherapy helped his recovery.

Read his story

Meet Tom and Lisa from Pontesbury

Tom, a secondary school PE teacher, was diagnosed with cancer in his salivary glands in February 2017. He lives with his wife Lisa and their three children in Pontesbury. Tom and Lisa spoke to us together, to talk about Tom’s treatment and how they managed as a family through a challenging time.

Read their story

Meet Clare from Shrewsbury

Clare lives in Shrewsbury with her husband. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, and she has recently celebrated being cancer-free for five years.

Read her story

Meet Hannah from Shrewsbury

Hannah was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, when she was 38. She was treated and had a number of years of good health. However, in 2016, she was told that the cancer was metastatic and had spread into her lungs and liver. Her treatment is ongoing.

Read her story

Meet Aidan from Wellington

Despite having almost no signs of illness, Aidan requested a PSA test as he was approaching his late 50’s. To his surprise, he was diagnosed with aggressive and advanced prostate cancer. Here he talks about his radiotherapy treatment and experiences with hormone therapy.

Read his story

Meet Dave from Oswestry

Dave’s moving story starts with an ‘unnecessary’ trip to the Well Man Clinic and his early diagnosis. Dave speaks candidly about his depression and his road to both physical and mental recovery.

Read his story

Meet Vicky from Wellington

Vickys story speaks about the challenges she faced sharing her news with family and friends, often finding herself comforting others and the impact of losing her hair as a result of chemo.

Read her story

Meet Rachael from Mid Wales

Rachael shares the highs and lows of her cancer journey which started at the age of 33. Her honesty about her fear of not being able to breathe, but learning not to panic gives a great insight into her experience.

Read her story

Are you looking for ways to help support our charity?