Recovering mum treated to week away after breast cancer ordeal

A mum who found out she had cancer while she was pregnant with her fourth child has been treated to a week’s holiday in Hunstanton.

Dereham-based support group Caring Friends for Cancer arranged the break for Sarah Everett - who lives in the town - and her family.

Six months into her pregnancy Mrs Everett, who is in her early 40s, found she had a lump which turned out to be grade three invasive ductal carcinoma - a type of breast cancer.

Margaret Barrett, Carning Friends administrator, said: “Then followed a gruelling mastectomy and lymph node removal.

“And in the middle of all this baby Quinn arrived safely after 37 weeks by caesarian. Then began the chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

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“Now at the end of her treatment and on the road to recovery on hormone therapy her cancer nurse suggested a break away would help her.”

Mrs Everett said she wanted to thank Caring Friends for organising the “wonderful week”. She said: “Myself and my family really appreciate the generous gift from the charity.”

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