We're really pleased with how our Never Too Young article looks in MediBoard NZ's very first edition.
A group of bowel cancer patients has put together a nationwide campaign highlighting that you are never too young for bowel cancer.
Joseph Clements was only 35 when he recently passed away. Mr Clement's mother, Charlotte, said her son's story showed bowel cancer, often perceived as an older person's disease, could strike at any age. ''Looking back he felt that maybe he had had symptoms a lot longer than he thought he had.'' With his lengthy dreadlocks, [...]
In one turbulent year Sarah Lambourne was diagnosed with bowel cancer, had IVF treatment, five weeks of radiation, major surgery to remove cancerous tumours from her bowel, a hysterectomy and six months of chemotherapy. The 41-year-old is acutely aware she dodged a bullet, surviving a deadly cancer on the increase for under 50s. Lambourne is [...]