One of the youngest women in the UK to have terminal cancer is raising money to realise one of her dreams – to own her own horse.
Vicki Turner, one of the youngest women in the UK to have terminal stage four breast cancer, has spoken candidly about her wishes to buy a horse and marry in a castle “like a fairy tale princess”.
Her journey with cancer has been a long one, starting at just three years old when she was diagnosed with Wilms, a type of cancer affecting kidneys. She underwent chemotherapy treatment, the removal of her right kidney and radiotherapy.
At 21, when most of her peers were having the time of their lives, cancer struck Turner again. This time it was breast cancer which may have been a result of the radiotherapy treatment she had as a child.
She underwent a double mastectomy and six rounds of chemotherapy, but at 24, breast cancer returned with a vengeance, spreading to her spine. Diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, the strategy for Turner’s treatment plan is to help her live for as long as possible. And she is making every moment count.
Watch the embedded video to learn more and visit her fundraising page at https://www.gofundme.com/f/vick039s-wish
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