Tea party in Colchester shows there is life after cancer
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Breast cancer survivors and cancer nurses attended a tea party to celebrate beating the disease.
Around 130 women, and one man, were at the 14th Life After Breast Cancer tea party at Colchester’s Moot Hall on Thursday.
Timed to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is organised by the Friends of Essex County Hospital Breast Care Unit to show there is life after cancer.
Karen Reeve, breast care nurses secretary, said: “It was brilliant, a superb afternoon.
“Everyone enjoyed themselves and the performance by Feering Primary School pupils was delightful.
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“We try to keep it as upbeat as possible, and if people are struggling – especially those newly diagnosed – they can get support from someone at their table.”
Guests included someone diagnosed 29 years’ ago.
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