If you ask me…

Which health or social care body has been most use to you?
Pro Cancer Research Fund, the Royal Marsden Hospital and Breast Cancer Care’s helpline.
If you ran care services in your area what would you do differently?
Ensure information, support and help is available to ethnic minorities.
What three words best describe you?
Confident, caring, vivacious.

What event most changed your life?
Breast cancer diagnosis in 2001.

What thing would make your life better?
To be told I am cured.

What would you ban if you could?

What is your favourite meal and why?
Thai: it’s aromatic, tasteful and colourful.

If you won the lottery how would you spend it?
Half would go to research and cancer charities, some to secure my children’s financial future and with the rest I would travel the world.

What is your greatest achievement?
Bringing to the attention of the health authorities the need for information and support for the Turkish community.

When were you last angry?
Yesterday with my husband, who was being bloody-minded and stubborn.

When did you last cry?
Last week as a close friend is back in hospital having more treatment.

How would you like to be remembered?
For helping others in the Turkish community.

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