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Peter Thorne

Breast cancer survivor

Unusual, you might think, but there are many men with Breast cancer. The latest figures shown were around 55,000 women and 370 men are diagnosed with breast cancer every year.

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2011, shortly after my 65th birthday. It was a huge shock as I thought the tiny lump was a pulled muscle. I had a mastectomy followed by chemotherapy. The treatment made me feel really ill and very weak, but it was not as bad as I had imagined it. The support from my wife, family friends and the district nurses saw me through it all. Our first grandchild was born on our wedding anniversary, just as I finished chemotherapy. It was the light at the end of the tunnel.

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