13 February 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

A young mum who has overcome cancer twice is encouraging Co Monaghan people to get behind Daffodil Day 2020 to help fund much needed supports. Speaking at the launch of the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day, which is proudly supported by Boots, Shannen Joyce (25) from Youghal outlined how vital it is that support is available for those in need.

“I was diagnosed with Non- Hodgkins Lymphoma twice, when I was at very different stages in my life. When I was first diagnosed at 19 my parents shielded me from so much of the worry. “Back then it was all about me. I had to drop out of college, I couldn’t go on nights out. My hair falling out felt like the end of the world. “At the time of my second diagnosis I was a mother myself and my fear…

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