Camilla Parker-Bowles, 74, writes on fight against breast cancer

10:12   25 September, 2021

Penning a deeply touching tribute for MailOnline, the Duchess of Cornwall, 74, wrote a few touching words in a piece that praised the work of cancer support centre Maggie's. According to their website, the nationwide network "offers the best possible support free to anyone with cancer and their families who walk through our doors," Express reported.

Writing for the Mail, Camilla Parker-Bowles said: "We have all, in some form or another, received news of a cancer diagnosis: whether our own or of someone we love.

"We have all, even if for a short time, lost the joy of living in the fear of someone dying.

"We have all endured the terrifying sensation of groping powerlessly in the dark for a comforting hand to guide us."

She later added: "Like everyone, I have seen close family and friends fight cancer

"Sadly, some have now gone, but others came out the other side.

"I wish that a Maggie's centre had been available for them all - as, indeed, I wish a centre were available for all those who are now in the worrying position of waiting for their cancer treatment.

"Estimates say that almost a million women missed their mammograms over the pandemic."

The 74-year-old became the President of Maggie's in 2008.

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