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Grad student, 24, diagnosed with breast cancer after a partner felt a lump in her breast during sex

How a night can change your life: Grad student, 24, diagnosed with breast cancer after a casual partner felt a lump in her breast during sex Alyssa Dyal was 23, a film student in Boston, when her hookup felt a lump in her breast Within months she was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer Now,… Read More »

'I thought it was an IBS flare-up… then the doctor told me I had a 15cm tumour' – Woman (38) diagnosed with bowel cancer

Katie Boylan with her dog Rocky. Photo: Fergal Phillips ‘I thought it was an IBS flare-up… then the doctor told me I had a 15cm tumour’ – Woman (38) diagnosed with bowel cancer Independent.ie When Katie Boylan (38) suddenly fell ill in 2015, she reasoned that it was a bad case of irritable bowel syndrome… Read More »