Gran: Cancer headaches were like 'a meteor shower'
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Cancer caused headaches like 'a meteor shower'

Kirsty Henderson was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, but years after getting the all clear the cancer returned.

The plum-sized tumour behind her eye gave her intense headaches.

"It was like a meteor shower going off in my head," the 51-year-old from Caerphilly said.

She underwent radiation and was put on a drug called Palbociclib.

The drug was made available under the £80m New Treatment Fund, which gives health boards money over five years to speed up access to life-improving and life-prolonging medicines.

  • 31 Jan 2020
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