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Cancer nurse Robyn is here to listen

Friday 9 August 2019

For clinical nurse specialist Robyn, it was the passing of her mother from bowel cancer when Robyn was just 11 that sparked a passion to help people diagnosed with cancer.

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Cancer nurses calmed my fears

Friday 2 August 2019

Getting diagnosed with Stage 3 ovarian cancer at 32 not only shocked Jayne, but also her doctors.

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My cancer story – by Missy

Tuesday 30 July 2019

Missy was nine when she was diagnosed with leukaemia. She had ten months of chemotherapy and two more years of treatment. 

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Cancer nurses a help to the whole family

Friday 26 July 2019

The support services offered while Jodie was going through her bowel cancer diagnosis ended up being beneficial to her whole family.

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Cancer nurses were there for Jo-Anne during and after treatment

Friday 19 July 2019

Jo-Anne was only 32 and a single mum to a seven-year-old when she was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of sinus cancer. She was only the 54th person in the world to be diagnosed with this cancer called sinonasal glomangiopericytoma.

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"It was good to get away"

Friday 19 July 2019

Georgina and her family were able to put Mark's shocking bowel cancer diagnosis aside during their short break at Inverloch through Cancer Council’s Holiday Break Program.

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Daffodil Day volunteering a bright spot for Lindy

Friday 19 July 2019

It all started 30 years ago. Lindy was a happy, 25-year-old newlywed, then she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. That’s why she’s been a Daffodil Day volunteer for nearly 15 years.

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How to cut back on food delivery and boost your health

Friday 19 July 2019

A new LiveLighter survey shows that there’s a growing ‘app-etite’ for online food ordering, draining both our wallets and our health. If this sounds all too familiar, don’t worry – these tips will help make home cooking easier.

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Wearable tech could increase activity and lead to better sleep

Friday 19 July 2019

The health benefits of a good night’s sleep are becoming increasingly apparent, and evidence suggests that cancer survivors have more trouble sleeping than the general population. Dr Nga Nguyen is researching the impact wearable devices can have on activity and sleep.

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