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Radiotherapy & Jackie

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I had radiotherapy for breast cancer.

I’m Jackie.

I had radiotherapy for breast cancer.

I got involved in the project to raise awareness of radiotherapy using the words of someone that has been through that process.

Although I was outside my comfort zone, I enjoyed the challenge and the interactions with artists and other participants, and it made me realise what a positive experience my radiotherapy treatment was.

I have attempted to portray how my story began with anger and frustration but ended on a positive high.

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Listen to Jackie's poems below: 


  • Group Therapy

    A snapshot of treatment

  • The F Word

    A frank, funny poem