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Thursday 27th October 2016

28-year-old man dies of breast cancer

23rd July 2010

The youngest man in Britain to be diagnosed with breast cancer has died aged 28.

Nicky Avery died in hospital earlier this week after battling the disease over the past four years. After initially beating the cancer in his breast, it later returned in his liver and bones. Mr Avery, from Southend-on-Sea underwent chemotherapy earlier this year, but was admitted to hospital after deteriorating and died surrounded by his family. He had also worked hard in campaigning to raise awareness of the disease.


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