Rose found herself seeking support from Cancer Council Victoria’s nurse counselling service after being diagnosed with breast cancer during the pandemic.
For all that cancer takes, thousands of Australians gave thanks on a special day. Every hour, 17 Australians are diagnosed with cancer. That’s 17 more families faced with the devastating possibility of losing someone they love.
Cancer has cast a huge shadow over Karen’s family for generations.
Ridma runs for her “miracle baby”, Dion. The expectant mother was 12 weeks pregnant when she was diagnosed with aggressive lymphoma in 2015.
Kate was pregnant with her daughter Ava when she was diagnosed with stage two colorectal cancer.
With a surge of COVID-19 cases throughout the community and conditions changing rapidly, it’s a critical time for Cancer Council Victoria to provide support for people affected by cancer.
Kathrine’s immunocompromised, in remission from ovarian cancer, and has tested positive for COVID. This is her experience.
Paul didn't mind the two hour commute from his regional hometown to Melbourne for his cancer treatment – but it was an entirely different story when it came to getting support.
For Martin, cancer came into his life at just 12 years of age, and it has had a profound impact on him ever since.
Without better treatments there is a real risk that this Christmas may be Brendon’s last one with his family. We need your support so researchers like Dr Paul Beavis can help others like Brendon.
After a life lived in dedication to others, Charles Campbell Coghlan OAM continues to make an incredible contribution to the world through the gift left in his Will.
Jane couldn't find an appropriate book to help her kids prepare for her cancer treatment – so she wrote one.
Support groups are increasingly being recognised as an important aspect of professional health care. Yet, many men struggle to seek help.
Geoff was given only a 30% chance of surviving oesophageal cancer. But thanks to his own diligence and the unwavering support of his wife, Jeanette, he’s still here today.
“Warren always put his hand up for any extra tests. His theory was that even though none of it worked for him, we would learn something from it to benefit people in the future. "
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