Chris Curtis

The Swallows Head & Neck Cancer Charity

My life before Friday, 13th May 2011; I had recently remarried and was settling down to a nice life with everything to look forward to. I was working in Sales & Marketing management and really enjoying my life. Married with two step children and two from my previous marriage, children are everything as they keep you grounded.

My dreams for the future were to build to a happy retirement and enjoy life to the full.

How one word can change your life ‘Cancer’ Friday, 13th May 2011 @ 11am, I was diagnosed with Throat Cancer and my world fell apart. First thing I thought was ‘I am going to die, and I am going to lose my special wife Sharon, family and friends!

I can remember the consultant saying, ‘The Biopsy was positive, you have CANCER’ the next thing to happen my mind went blank

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A patient’s journey ‘Cancer to the palace in 6yrs’

Will talk about my Head & Neck cancer journey, vision of the Swallows Support Group and how within 6 years I end up in the palace receiving an MBE for the charity.

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