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'Bad form' Lynsey Bennett fears upcoming scan may impact her ability to leave Ireland for treatment

"I'll have to get a scan and if the scan isn't good that means there's nothing left in Ireland"

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Lynsey Bennett

Lynsey Bennett

Lynsey Bennett

Cervical cancer campaigner Lynsey Bennett fears the results of an upcoming scan will impact her ability to leave Ireland and travel for treatments. 

The 33-year-old took to Instagram to share her concerns as the scan will determine whether or not she'll be able to continue using Pembro, a drug which has helped treat her cancer to date.

Doctors had discovered a clot in Lynsey's lungs earlier this summer, but Lynsey wasn't concerned at the time as it seemed Pembro was shrinking her tumour.

The mum-of-two now awaits the upcoming routine scan to see if she'll be able to continue undergoing the treatment.

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Lynsey Bennett with daughters Zoe (12) and Hailee (seven)

Lynsey Bennett with daughters Zoe (12) and Hailee (seven)

Lynsey Bennett with daughters Zoe (12) and Hailee (seven)

"I'll have to get a scan and if the scan isn't good that means there's nothing left in Ireland. And then, with the clots, I can't really be getting on any planes. It has just put me in bad form."

The brave mum recently shared a picture of her daughter on her eighth birthday as she reiterated her hopes to live to see her children grow up.

In the caption she wrote: "She has spent over half her life with a sick mummy, but yet she still loves me still hugs me and is patient when am very unwell, and when she's not being sassy, continues to make me laugh.

"How I pray to be here to see her start secondary school, and that I'm here to see her become an adult."

Bennett was diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer four years ago and is getting treatment every two weeks.

The Longford native had travelled to Mexico for treatment after there was a delay in getting approval for her to start Pembro in Ireland.

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Earlier this year, Bennett settled her High Court case against the HSE and the laboratory involved in her missed cancer diagnosis. She was diagnosed with cervical cancer in January 2017 following a series of smears since 2010 which failed to detect disease.

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