CERVICAL cancer warrior Lynsey Bennett has revealed the tumor in her intestines “didn’t play ball and within weeks had grown back”.
The brave mother-of-two was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2017 and surprised doctors with her progress when they estimated she had only six to eight months to live next year. last.
The 33-year-old woman is one of the women affected by Cervical examination argued and settled her Supreme Court case about her alleged misinterpretation of the results of the Pap smear last February.
While doctors found no new tumors, Lynsey shared that the tumor in her intestines had grown.
On Instagram, she said: “I took this [selfie] Yesterday morning when I got my PICC washed and my face washed, think if you covered my arm you wouldn’t think I was a patient on the oncology ward.
“I was quickly brought back to reality, my tumor didn’t start anywhere new which was amazing but my intestines didn’t play ball and within a few weeks it was growing back, to add, I was also bleeding tonight. ”
The Longford woman had her PICC removed, she has had it for over ten months and is now looking forward to being able to stand under her “proper rain shower head”.
The PICC line is a long, thin, hollow tube used to give chemotherapy or other medications.
If the PICC line is wet, it can increase the risk of infection.
“I grew up a lot around my fear and trauma,” she said. Anyone who’s met me and been hit by a needle in the past won’t believe their eyes on Tuesday.
“It was still amazingly difficult but I didn’t cry or threaten to come out.
“I was just trying to joke about needing a lot of ‘boyfriend’ warm water-filled gloves that you see in the pictures used to expose my veins.” ‘
Lynsey is focused on receiving a new treatment in Germany and wants to “try more things to live”.
She speaks: “Germany crossed fingers is coming but happens a week later than i was hoping for but i will grab it with both hands.
“I have one more meeting on Monday for it, then hopefully I can book the boat.”
Lynsey said: “I can’t stress enough that I don’t want anyone to feel pressured to donate, because your love, prayers, tips and tricks, and information has always been valuable to me.
“But so far I’ve blown away the generosity, thank you guys.”
https://www.thesun.ie/news/8288125/lynsey-bennett-bowel-tumour-grown-cervical-cancer/ Lynsey Bennett reveals bowel tumor has ‘grow back’ but wants to ‘try more things to live’