A Date for Your Diary

Lots of you will know but some of you may not, that the month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s acknowledged internationally, as the month for raising awareness about, and raising funds for, breast cancer. Originally introduced in America in 1985 by the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical section of Imperial Chemical… Continue reading A Date for Your Diary

Words

Which quotes inspire you? Do you have a favourite; one that really resonates with you? I read one a few days ago, on the wall of a treatment room at the Seven Wellbeing Centre at the Butterwick Hospice. I’ve seen it before but this time, it stayed with me: People may forget what you said but… Continue reading Words

Hello you!

Hi there!  My name is Laura Ashurst.  I’m a wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. For the last 16 years I’ve also been a cancer patient at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough;  I’m one of the one in eight women worldwide who develops breast cancer in her lifetime. I’m also a human being behind that statistic. I’m me and I’m living with cancer.