One mother revealed how she was diagnosed with breast cancer one day after giving birth, having seen a lump while breastfeeding her other child.
But Camille * from Perth, Australia, suffered more distress when her partner – and the father of her two children – abandoned her three months later.
Speaking to Mamamia, she explained that she was diagnosed with cancer in March 2016, the day after having a cesarean section.
The mother, who had tried in vitro fertilization for three years, was shocked when she became pregnant twice.
She said the relationship was already deteriorating with the stress of in vitro fertilization, but parents tried to make things work for their children.
Camille discovered a lump in her breast when she nursed her daughter, but she assumed it was mastitis.
I was going, "Oh my God, what will happen to my children? Am I going to die?
Camille *, breast cancer survivor
Ten months later, a week before giving birth to her son, she saw another knot under her arm.
She mentioned that to the midwife and did the tests, but soon forgot the drama of having another baby.
When she finally received the bad news, her partner was not exactly supportive.
He refused to direct Camille to get the test results and told her "at least it's just breast cancer" when she was diagnosed.
The father of two children took extra shifts at work and, three months after the diagnosis, he abandoned her forever.
Camille recalled, "I was on my knees on the floor holding the newborn and the one year old was in the high chair screaming because I did not want to have dinner.
"I was so crippled with the pain of the drugs I was in. I was begging him" Please, do not go Just stay here and help me I do not care if you hate me "And he It just came out.That was it. "
Breast Cancer: The Facts
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and 99% of cases affect women.
One in eight women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime.
More than 80% of breast cancers are in women over 50 years.
Every year, about 11,500 people die of breast cancer in the UK.
There are an estimated 691,000 breast cancer survivors currently living here in Britain.
More than half of breast cancer survivors struggled with anxiety at the end of treatment, while a third fought against depression.
Source: Breast Cancer Org.uk
Her mother was devastated and ended up with more medication for anxiety – because she was feeling "in absolute panic."
She said, "I was going," Oh my God, what will happen to my life? What will happen to my children? Am I going to die? "
Fortunately, Camille's friends and family gathered around her while she underwent chemotherapy, a double mastectomy, a radiation course, and follow-up surgery.
She also met a new man at an online dining club – despite telling her that she was a single mother with two children under two and no breast.
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She is now an ambassador for So Brave, the Australian charity for women under 40.
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* Camille is not her real name.