Jan Moore, one of our contributors to Women Making Waves is going through treatment for breast cancer. It's Jan's second time of going through chemotherapy and she wanted to share her experiences with other women. The purpose of this diary is to encourage women to go for regular checks - like Jan has been doing.
Part 6 of Jan's Cancer Diary. Jan has now had the mastectomy and talks about how the surgery went.
Part 5 of Jan's Cancer Diary. Jan has now had the final chemotherapy and is relieved it's over. She talks about the next stage of the treatment and how taking the wrong medicine lead to a bit of a fright...
Jan with Theresa the wig
Part 4 of Jan's Cancer Diary. Jan Moore is sharing the progress of her cancer treatment with Women Making Waves. She has now had three sessions of chemotherapy and has one more to do.
The hospital has now started planning the next part of the treatment - the mastectomy.
Part 3 of Jan's Cancer Diary. Jan talks about the effects of the second course of chemotherapy. An appointment with the surgeon to discuss the mastectomy, feeling a bit tired and naming the wig...
This is an honest rendition of going through breast cancer - but nonetheless uplifting.
Part 2 of Jan Moore's Cancer Diary. Jan talks to Linda Ness about the effects of the first chemotherapy. Hair is now falling out and jaunty caps are being worn. This is an honest rendition of being treated for breast cancer - but nonetheless uplifting.
Hair flying away in the breeze; Moore's marauders; remember the imodium!
Jan Moore has had her diagnosis and has been given one session of chemotherapy. She tells Linda Ness what had happened so far.