February 4th was World Cancer Day. A day on which millions of people unite to raise awareness and funds to fight cancer. Researchers have made great strides in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and although some types are becoming more manageable, the risk of cancer is increasing.
This time last year I went for my first ever health screening. I was 43 and painfully aware that, although I had lost a lot of weight, started exercising and ate fairly well, I hadn’t always treated my body with the respect it deserves – so you can imagine, I was a tad nervous!