I had grade 3 breast cancer in 2003 and had the full treatment - operation, chemo, radiotherapy (18 months in all). As a confirmed coffee-drinker, it was all made worse by not being able to drink anything but boiled water. A young doctor at the local surgery told me that chemo can cause lactose intolerance and that goats' milk is much easier to digest, so we gave it a go, together with the 'white diet' which is all things white - chicken, rice, potatoes, fish etc. Anything with colour, such as tomatoes, carrots, greens had unpleasant results!
My son, who was doing his GCSEs when it all started, suffered more than me because there was nothing he could do.. Once we found out about goats' milk, he had a new role - providing meals using goats' milk/cheese. Suddenly I could eat Rice Krispies or cheese on toast or cauliflower cheese again! I wasn't sick once after this (felt icky most of the time, but you cope with that!) and my consultant was amazed that my weight and blood counts were perfect!
That was all over 6 years ago and the hair has grown back and I was given the all clear last year. I'm on a nearly normal diet, although I still find dairy milk makes me feel a bit ill (still 'force down' the chocolate though!) Both Michael and I drink goats' milk all the time now and have found all sorts of wonderful things to do with goats' cheese and yogurt too. So, we both thank you!
So, there you go! I'm now back at work and enjoying every day, with a cup of goaty coffee in my hand!