Jo Georgiou was diagnosed with synovial sarcoma in 2021, five years after finding a lump on her leg. She now has to have it amputated in order to get rid of the cancer.
The 31-year-old from north London wants her story to inspire others to trust their instincts and push for care.
She said: “I always feel like, if in your gut you know something is wrong with your body, something is wrong.”
Soft tissue sarcomas make up 1% of all cancers, with synovial being one of the rarest subtypes – about 80 people a year are diagnosed with it in England.
Source: Sarcoma UK
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