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Cancer Blog

November 27

Terminally-ill bowel cancer patient sues over delayed diagnosis, missed opportunities for treatment

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November 27

Women’s and Children’s Hospital cancer services need urgent boost, doctor and families say

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November 27

‘Game changer’ radiotherapy treatment offers new hope, ‘spectacular results’ for chronic skin cancer patients

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November 27

Carlton’s Sam Docherty recovering from testicular cancer surgery

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November 27

Sydney nurse accused of faking cancer relapse to claim almost $30,000 in sick pay and benefits

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November 27

‘Dear Me’: Perth woman with days to live shares letter to her pre-cancer self

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October 29

Breast Cancer Awareness

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October 29

A promising new tool in the fight against melanoma

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October 29

Physical activity in the morning could be most beneficial against cancer

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October 29

Mastectomies have been performed for over 500 years – yet we still can’t talk about them

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October 29

Breast Cancer Awareness month: ‘Knowing I had the breast cancer gene saved my life’

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October 29

Thomas had a rare brain cancer and no good options. Then he joined a clinical trial

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October 29

Cancer Concerns – can it come back?

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September 29

Researchers use soy to improve bone cancer treatment

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September 29

Telehealth opens cancer treatment trials to rural patients

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September 29

Benefactor offers to pay pregnant Melbourne couple’s $50k flights home from Mexico

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September 29

Boy, 12, diagnosed with cancer just weeks after twin dies of brain tumour

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September 29

‘You’re a fighter’: Tennis world ‘shocked’ after Carla Navarro’s cancer news

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September 29

Honeybee venom could hold secret to treating aggressive breast cancer

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September 29

Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer at just 43

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September 29

Gold Coast woman who took legal action against two doctors dies of melanoma aged 23

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September 29

Life After Cancer

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September 4

Cost-Effective To Screen All Women For Breast Cancer Genes

Research just published in the journal Cancers shows the cost effectiveness of population level screening for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 breast cancer genes  The research considers both the medical and social costs such as income loss and shorter lifespans due to cancer.

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September 4

Charter Flights Bring Nuclear Hope For Children

With Covid-19 causing widespread flight cancellations, worrying gaps in health supply chains have been exposed, with over $350,000 spent chartering flights to deliver critical medicine to diagnose and treat children’s cancers.

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July 21

Anna’s Story

As a counselling student Anna was looking to gain some first-hand experience working with people who were undergoing a major disruption ...

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July 21

Phillip’s Story

As someone who is strong, independent and enjoys living on his own, Philip connected to CanCare following his cancer diagnosis.

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July 21

Gloria’s Story

Gloria knows just how hard it is to go through the stress of a cancer diagnosis. After suffering her own diagnosis and treatment...

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July 20

Jenny’s Story

As we chat, it’s evident that the focus of Jenny’s life has always been her family. From moving to Sydney from Hong Kong several decades ago...

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July 9

Frank & Erica’s Story

An ever active 82 years old, Frank lives in Sydney – 900 kilometers away from Erica’s family in Brisbane. For the past few years, Erica has been...

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July 9

Doreen’s Story

At 90 years of age, there weren’t many things that were left to surprise Doreen, but her breast cancer diagnosis at the end of last year was certainly one.

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July 9

Astrid’s Story

With her fight against the disease requiring every ounce of strength and many of her family overseas, Astrid found the support of CanCare...

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July 8

Heidi’s Story

As a CanCare volunteer, Heidi never expected the positive impact her work would have, not only on the life of someone in need, but her own life.

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July 8

Danielle’s Story

Friday the 13th of November 2015 is a day Danielle will never forget, the day of her diagnosis. She took her first Pilates class...

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June 23

Heather’s Story

Heather is one of the first volunteers recruited to be a CanCare Navigator. Whilst being a bit daunted at first, she quickly came to enjoy...

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June 23

Paul’s Story

Paul’s mother required nursing home care as she aged and could no longer care for herself at home. Whilst visiting his mother...

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