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Peter Dixon

Peter Dixon

Peter is 79 years old, Louth born and bred, and he’s been living with cancer for just over five years now. He had his kidney removed in 2017 after his initial diagnosis, subsequently getting the ‘all clear’ before it returned to his bowel. An operation to remove the...

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Susan Lucas

Susan Lucas

Susan, 72, from Kelvedon in Essex, was originally diagnosed with breast cancer 20 years ago, before having a mastectomy. “I was completely fine up until just over two years ago, when I started getting quite a severe pain in my neck, which I put down to a trapped nerve...

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Adam Redgewell

Adam Redgewell

“I’d had night sweats for about a month”, explained Adam, who lives in Castle Hedingham in Essex with his wife of 20 years and their two teenage daughters. “I had a blood test and was referred to Colchester hospital where I was lucky enough to see a brilliant doctor,...

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Beverley Quinn

Beverley Quinn

“I hadn’t been feeling right for a while, but I just thought it was a bit of acid reflux. In May 2020 I went for a scan. A week later, the results came back. I was told I had Stage 4 lung cancer. It came as a complete bolt out of the blue. “Nothing prepares you for...

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Amy Smart

Amy Smart

“I felt that I'd finally got back in control of my life. I was back to work after having 12 months of having loads of different stuff pumped into me and cut out of me. And then it all spiralled completely out of control,” reflects Amy Smart, after being told in April...

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Bill Cooke

Bill Cooke

In October 2020, Bill Cooke was diagnosed with bladder cancer. Preferring not to know the prognosis, an operation followed in January 2021 which he hoped would be successful. “They hoped that they'd removed all of it, but unfortunately, a couple of months later, after...

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Sheenagh Stapleton

Sheenagh Stapleton

Sheenagh Stapleton was diagnosed with stage 4B Ovarian Cancer (the most advanced category for this type of cancer) in March 2017 she describes the impact cancer has across all aspects of her life and how treatment on a mobile cancer care unit made things so much...

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Alison Day & Gail Jose

Alison Day & Gail Jose

Alison Day and her mother, Gail Jose have both been undergoing cancer treatment during the COVID pandemic on board a Hope for Tomorrow Mobile Cancer Care Unit (MCCU). Alison, 47 and Gail, 78 live in Gillingham in Dorset, and became aware of the Hope for Tomorrow...

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Allana Parker

Allana Parker

I’ve never written anything like this before, but Hope for Tomorrow have given me a life outside of cancer. They’ve given me precious time to spend with my sons, family and loved ones, and I need to make sure that others living with cancer have the same opportunity....

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Carla Whitbread

Carla Whitbread

Though Carla Whitbread now lives with her husband and children in Lymington, Hampshire, she was born and raised in Portugal and spent fifteen years in the US. She speaks with an interesting mix of accents which seems special to her. Her two children, Etienne and...

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Carly Appleby

Carly Appleby

When BBC journalist and producer Carly Appleby interviewed Christine Mills, MBE, founder of Hope for Tomorrow, about her charity, she never dreamed that she’d soon have first-hand knowledge of the services it offers. Hope for Tomorrow brings cancer care closer to home...

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Lynsey Davies

Lynsey Davies

In October 2017 Lynsey was diagnosed with primary breast cancer. Two years later she married her long-term partner, Ben. At their wedding, Lynsey and Ben decided to raise money for Hope for Tomorrow. Lynsey was initially diagnosed with Primary Breast Cancer in October...

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Rachel Stokes

Rachel Stokes

The journey from Rachel Stokes’ home in Great Waldingfield in West Suffolk to the nearest hospital in Bury St Edmonds would be 15 miles – a 30-mile round trip. But thanks to Hope for Tomorrow’s Mobile Cancer Care Unit (MCCU), which visits nearby Sudbury Community...

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Sam Mcbride

Sam Mcbride

"I'm so pleased to be able to have treatment a mile from my home when my local hospital is twenty miles away," says Sam McBride of her experience with Hope for Tomorrow's Mobile Cancer Care Unit (MCCU) in Sudbury, Suffolk. Living in Great Cornard near Sudbury, Sam had...

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John Williams

John Williams

Doughnuts and a cuppa on board Hope for Tomorrow’s MCCU in Ludgershall John Williams was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in early 2015 and underwent an operation in March that year. A few months later he started a course of chemotherapy, which continued for...

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