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Jenny wants her gift to make a better world

Thursday 20 August 2020

Jenny has remained warm and vibrant through the hardship of supporting two loved ones on their cancer journeys. She is now leaving a gift in her Will to honour their lives and memories.

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John Colebatch - a pioneering cancer researcher

Tuesday 23 June 2020

John Colebatch (1909-2005) was the pioneer of paediatric chemotherapy in Australia. Thanks in part to his work, most children now survive cancer.

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“We’re still here”: Cancer support and COVID-19

Wednesday 27 May 2020

Many cancer patients and their carers have big concerns over how COVID-19 might affect them. Fortunately, there’s a vital line of support still available to help them through this tough time.

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Finding the light: Trent’s journey with cancer

Wednesday 27 May 2020

Thanks to successful treatment and the support of his family, Trent made it through two encounters with cancer. The experience has made him more open to stepping out of his comfort zone and speaking his mind.

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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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