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Ceri David - May 2015
Sarah Hignett, from Adelaide, Australia, was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 28. Like many of us, she always associated breast cancer with "older people." The New Daily reported on her story and how dealing with cancer in your 20s and 30s can be a different experience to one that happens later in life.
Hignett works in advertising and reported that she received a lot of support from work:
"I would take off the week after chemo, which is when I was the sickest, and then work the next two weeks. I took a lot of unpaid leave, so I’m lucky that my parents and Sam were able to help out with the medical bills."
For the full article, click here.
Original source: thenewdaily.com.au