Nancy added: “In the period [leading] up to surgery, [you] go into this mode of soldiering through, making phone calls, filling out forms…
“… Interviewing with doctors, finding out the pathology of the tumour. It’s a lot to absorb.”
Nancy expressed her advice for anybody who may be going through the same thing.
“If I can tell anyone anything, don’t do it alone,” she pleaded. “Ask immediately for help.”