‘I asked about egg freezing when I was diagnosed with cancer at 17 – there is nothing I want more than to be a mum’

Now eight years in remission, Naomi Brosnan talks about her treatment for Burkitt lymphoma, preserving her fertility and how she hopes to give back through an ambitious fundraising challenge

Naomi Brosnan was diagnosed with cancer when she was 17 and is now taking part in the Childhood Cancer Fertility programme. Photo: Don MacMonagle

Arlene Harris

Almost 44,000 people are diagnosed with cancer every year in Ireland, and with an estimated one in two of us getting the disease at some point in our lifetime, it is safe to say that cancer affects all of us, either directly or indirectly.