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MP Kiri Allan to begin treatment for cervical cancer tomorrow following shock diagnosis

MP Kiri Allan will begin her cancer treatment tomorrow after the shock cervical cancer diagnosis earlier this week.

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The Cabinet minister relaxed at the Super Rugby match in the capital yesterday afternoon ahead of undergoing five hours of chemotherapy followed by radiotherapy. Source: Breakfast

The East Coast MP was in the crowd for the Super Rugby Aotearoa match between the Hurricanes and Crusaders this afternoon before treatment begins tomorrow.

Kiri Allan (left) at the Hurricanes' match. Source: Supplied

“Enjoying another rugby game, with all my whānau, the day before treatment starts tomorrow,” she wrote on her Instagram story.

Kiri Allan with her family. Source: Instagram / Kiri Allan

“Wish me luck! 5 hours chemo and then radio. I feel lucky to be surrounded by people I love, and that love me.”