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by CanTeen
Telling my kids I had breast cancer was one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do

The Cancer Council shares Kellie Heritage's story of surviving cancer. Kelly first found a lump in her breast in 2010, when she was 35. She knew how important it was to get it checked out, but wasn’t too worried when I saw the doctor. He sent me for...

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by Kim Hobbs
Carers: The Silent Partners in the Cancer Treatment Experience

As much as the diagnosis of cancer in a young person is catastrophic and life-altering event for them, so too it is a major upheaval for all who care for them. Arduous treatment programs are physically and emotionally exhausting for patients and for this...

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by CanTeen
Turning to Google after my diagnosis was the worst thing I could have done!

The Cancer Council shares Mark Nye's story of surviving cancer. In March 2010 when Mark woke one morning rubbing his stomach, feeling a lump just below his right ribs. he booked to see his GP, who sent him for an ultrasound. When the ultrasound showed he...

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by CanTeen
"Everyone who is sent a bowel cancer screening test should do it, even if they don’t have any symptoms."

Parents Jenny and Mark Awburn have shared their cancer experience with the Cancer Council.Jenny says "In March 2014, just after his 50th birthday, my husband Mark received a National Bowel Screening test kit in the mail. I didn’t know much about the but...

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