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Here I will be sharing real-life experiences across the cancer journey, hardships and learnings of navigating a cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery

Guest Blog Post- Our Awkward Threesome

Cancer, my partner and I: how to reduce the impact of cancer on relationships. By Christopher Brett-Renes BPsySc, GradDipPsyc, MScMed (Sexual Health Counselling), MACA (Level 3)  Psychosexual

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Steroids and Cancer Treatment

The side-effects that cancer patients experience while taking steroids during their treatment can be hugely debilitating. While steroids are prescribed to improve the tolerance of cancer treatment, for some patients the

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Weathering the Financial Storm during Cancer – PART 2 of 2

The feeling of losing control and trust in one’s body, loss of income and ability to fulfil your normal responsibilities can be devastating. However, like the team of doctors and therapists supporting your cancer treatment journey, there is also a raft of financial strategies and services available to help you financially thrive throughout your cancer journey.

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#Never2Young for Bowel Cancer

Walking in a patient’s shoes, from the nurse’s perspective has been a hugely humbling and enlightening experience. Before I became a patient with my recent

The day I became a Cancer Mumma

About the author: I am an Australian mum of two gorgeous little men, a wife and a proud nurse. Towards the end of 2018, my

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton I can’t wait to share my journey with

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My journey

Towards the end of 2018, as a 38 year old mum to an 18 month old and 3 year old I become a Cancer Mumma. I was diagnosed with early bowel cancer. My beautiful, carefree and predictable life as I knew it changed in a moment.