Ely breast cancer survivor Ruth fronts Addenbrooke’s Hospital’s Breast Cancer Appeal

PUBLISHED: 12:21 03 August 2017 | UPDATED: 12:21 03 August 2017

Cancer survivor Ruth New and her son, William. PHOTO: Trevor Lee

Cancer survivor Ruth New and her son, William. PHOTO: Trevor Lee


An Ely woman who beat breast cancer is fronting a new campaign by Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Ruth New was diagnosed with grade three breast cancer shortly after the birth of her first son, Alexander.

She had a mastectomy the day after the 30th birthday and 10 years on is celebrating her 40th by fundraising for the Addenbrooke’s Breast Cancer Appeal.

She said: “Without the support, care and understanding of the amazing breast care team at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, I never would have thought having my second child, William, would be possible.

“I want to say thank by raising funds to support future patients like me.”

Addenbrooke’s appeal asks people to host parties for family, friends and colleagues this October to raise money to transform care for cancer patients.

For more information, or to apply for a party pack, which include banners, balloons and invitations, visit www.act4addenbrookes.org.uk/ABCappeal, call 01223 217757 or email fundraising@act4addenbrookes.org.uk.


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