Brother of most cancers fighter Megan Smith lands NHS job to ‘make her proud’


THE brother of Kidderminster most cancers fighter Megan Smith is honouring her reminiscence by pursuing a profession in oncology.

Peter Smith, aged 25, has been provided a place as a most cancers pathway coordinator on the College Hospitals Birmingham NHS Basis Belief.

Mr Smith, identified by many as Peej, supported Megan as she travelled to American to obtain pioneering remedy for a uncommon type of rectal most cancers.

On September 16, Megan died on the age of 27 in San Diego together with her mother and father and brother by her facet.

Mr Smith, who performed skilled soccer for eight years, introduced the profession shift on Fb.

Within the submit he mentioned: “Megan Smith all the time wished me to purse a profession in oncology, I promised her throughout the previous couple of days of her life that I’d go for it and make her proud.

“It’s taken me three months to get the chance.

“The primary particular person I wished to ring and inform was Megan, my coronary heart is damaged in two because you left us, however as we speak is a cheerful emotional day as I do know you’ll be so proud.”

Megan Smith and her brother Peter Smith Mr Smith advised The Shuttle: “I’m making an attempt to do it in Megan’s honour. She’s been my every part. She’s nonetheless my greatest pal.

“What we went by means of with Megan was a journey in itself. It was a pleasure to be part of her journey.

“Even when I can assist one or two individuals, Megan can be happy with that. I actually wish to make a distinction and provides individuals the most effective alternative.

“I owe all of this to her. All I wish to do is try to make her proud and have her title reside on.”

In October, a whole bunch attended a funeral for Megan in Kidderminster to have fun her life and bid her a last farewell.



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