8 September 2023

Breast cancer fund benefits from cycle ride

Good luck this weekend to all of our London to Brighton cyclists.
 
A year ago, Katrina Cathie was diagnosed with breast cancer, aged just 41 – a diagnosis 1 in 7 women will face in their lifetime.
 
“My treatment and care at University Hospital Southampton was second to none, all possible because of the first-class research on which treatments give the best outcomes. However, there is still so much to research about breast cancer, which is why I am dedicating 2023 to fundraising for breast cancer research, to improve outcomes for our mothers, wives, sisters and daughters and their families.”

During Katrina’s treatment, her friends rallied around her and her family, offering childcare, cooked meals, and emotional support.

Seeing this community in action, Katrina had the idea to spread the love further with a number of fundraising events, including cycling from London to Brighton.

She has 40 other women joining her for the race including those personally affected by breast cancer and others who have close friends and family members impacted by this disease.
 
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