Anna’s here to see her children grow up
Anna was in her late 30s when she had her first seizure. After a number of neurological tests, she and her husband were shocked to be told that she had a rather large brain tumour. It was not possible to remove the whole tumour safely.
Their three young children were the hardest to tell — finding that delicate balance between giving them enough information to understand this was serious, yet trying not to terrify them.
Anna’s brain biopsy showed she had a grade II/III astrocytoma. She started radiotherapy and chemotherapy the week before Christmas.
During her months of treatment Anna remained positive throughout, blessed with support from her family, friends, school community and church groups.
Her tumour has been stable, even shrinking and her doctor told her to ‘go out and enjoy your life’. Anna continues her fight with her brain cancer, more operations, more treatments. Anna is determined to win her fight.