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Right Arrow Donation to Breast Care Unit
19 March 2007 at 14:25
In memory of their daughter, Heather, Ann & Bob Abram, have raised over £4,600 for the benefit of local breast cancer sufferers. Most local patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer are seen at Clatterbridge Hospital by Consultant Clinical Oncologist Dr Sun Myint who also sees patients at Southport Hospital. The money is to be to be shared between Clatterbridge Hospital and The Marina Dalglish Appeal, which also raises money for breast care.

Heather Abram was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995 at the age of 26. She fought the disease for 10 years and died on 23 August 2005 aged 36. She is described by her mother Ann as a battler and a bundle of fun. Mrs Abram also said Heather had told her “’Look, Mum, you can’t keep taking out, you have to put something back’. We are just continuing all the fund raising she did when she was alive.”

Mrs Abram explained that the money had been raised in two ways, by Heather’s brother and a friend doing a parachute jump on the anniversary of her death, and by the Banks Brass Band holding a charity concert last October.

Notes to Editors

Photograph shows (left to right)
Trish Watkins, Breast care nurse, Mrs Abram, Mr Abram and Dr Sun Myint.

Issued by Matthew King, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust.

Enquiries to: Matthew King Tel: 01704 704714
E-mail: matthew.king@southportandormskirk.nhs.uk