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Grateful patient raises €4k for Breast Cancer

February 17, 2022
Huge thank you to our grateful patient Blathain Callaghan who recently presented the Foundation with a cheque for €4,000 for Breast Cancer here at St James's Hospital.   Blathain has kindly shared her story with us here:   "I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in September 2021. I was very lucky to be

Patient Story- Vivian Golding (Gynae Cancer)

April 18, 2018
Vivian’s Story Vivian grew up in Goldenbridge, close to St James's Hospital.  She emigrated to London, where she continued to live up until 2014.  In 2010, Vivian was diagnosed in London with Stage 1 uterine/womb cancer, and she had surgery to remove the cancer.  So Vivian carried on with her life, until in April 2014,

Sandra, MS Patient, cycles for physiotherapy

April 15, 2016
Sandra Sinnott was diagnosed with MS just after her 30th birthday.   She shares her story with us about the initial devastating impact of receiving this diagnosis and the range of emotions that she went through, especially as she realized that MS is a long term illness, one that needs to be monitored and managed