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Share Your Story: Pravoth Gill

September 28, 2021

Share Your Story: Pravoth Gill

Pravjoth (Prav) is a 20-year-old, young entrepreneur, and a student at Birmingham City University studying Business Management. Prav owns and manages her own company which sets to become a platform providing personalized fitness and nutrition plans targeting people with disabilities and medical conditions. Prav is also an endometrial cancer survivor.

  • 02:46: I used to get bullied quite a lot in my school and I developed an eating disorder.
  • 04:29: We ended up switching to another gynecologist and that’s when he figured it all out.
  • 06:40: Monday morning me and my mother went to the hospital.
  • 09:08: It made sense to me why all of that happened—six years of symptoms.
  • 11:38: They wanted to test to see if chemotherapy therapy drugs were on the table.
  • 13:17: I had a bad infection from it.
  • 14:58: They managed to do the hysterectomy.
  • 18:19: What was it like for other family members including your sister?
  • 19:30: What was your worst moment?
  • 21:29: What was your best moment during that cancer journey?
  • 23:22: What is the one thing you wish you had known at the very beginning of your cancer journey?
  • 24:01: If you could only do one thing to improve health care in the UK where you live, what would it be and why?
  • 26:16: When you’re a young woman having your period is enough of a pain.
  • 28:12: When I had those heavy periods, I was put into the mini pill just to suppress it.
  • 30:25: Thriver Rapid Fire Questions 
  • 31:54: Aside from Cancer U, what is one resource you recommend for cancer patients and caregivers? 

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