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‘It’s a double hit’: Emma needed support through cancer and COVID-19

Friday 15 May 2020

In February this year, Emma's busy life was about to change. Shockingly, the mother of two was diagnosed with breast cancer, then soon afterwards, COVID-19 hit Victoria.

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AFL legend's message to cancer patients

Monday 11 May 2020

Jarryd Roughead, AFL legend and melanoma cancer patient has shared a video message about his recent experience using telehealth for his latest consultation. 

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Video keeps cancer groups connected

Monday 11 May 2020

“We even have people in their 70’s embracing the new technology and are now enthusiastic about the video calls.” 

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Coping with the loss of a loved one

Friday 3 April 2020
Cancer can still touch you even if you aren’t the one with the disease. One of the hardest things people close to the patient may have to cope with is the process of grieving after losing their loved one to cancer.
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How Victorians' stories will help others

Monday 6 April 2020

People like you are making sure the Victorian Government' policy is shaped by the voices that matter most – people who have been touched by cancer.

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Ginger fluff, a croquet club and a cone of silence

Thursday 19 March 2020

What makes a successful support group - Ararat organisers share their tips after 20 years

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"I am forever changed."

Wednesday 19 February 2020

When Amanda gave birth to her third child two years ago, it should have been the happiest day of her life. But before she had even held her newborn son, the doctors told her they found a growth on her cervix.

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Help ease the burden

Tuesday 28 January 2020

Pensioner, Lynne travels long distances for thyroid cancer treatment and says accommodation support would help.

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His death should have been a lot easier

Tuesday 28 January 2020

Jill watched her son Jake die of pancreatic cancer at only 35. When Jill was later diagnosed with melanoma, his awful experience meant Jill was ready to refuse treatment. 

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