Too busy for breast cancer

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Too busy for breast cancer

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Lisa was the CEO of a large national company when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. As the person in the top job, she was used to looking out for everyone else and putting...

I’m a man, and I have metastatic breast cancer

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Rob was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer when he was 57 years old. He believes his diagnosis of metastatic disease was the result of being diagnosed with breast cancer...

Turning triple negative into triple positive

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Kay and her son Connor Before my diagnosis in December 2014, I loved wearing headwear. From hats to fascinators, I had it covered. I even had my wedding at a racecourse so that I...

Seeing straight again post-cancer

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“You have triple positive breast cancer.” I heard these words at 35 with my 10-month-old autistic baby in my arms. I couldn’t turn to my own mother because...

Support is just a click or phone call away

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2013 was going to be a good year – we were three-quarters of the way through our house extension and we were looking forward to the redecorating. One morning in early June,...

Time for me

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Elise and her daughter Shamiran I was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer in 1995. I was 35 years old with a four-year-old and a five-year-old who was due to start kindy in a...

Following my passion

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I was diagnosed with breast cancer just after I had made a sea change, moving from Alice Springs to Geelong, Victoria. I had thought about a change of scenery for a while and...

The teacher learns a lesson

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I was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2004, and after two lots of surgery I stayed in denial that cancer would stop my busy lifestyle. In January, two days after my...

Light at the end of the tunnel

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I found a breast lump in February 2011. As a single parent with 100 per cent care of three children aged seven, nine and 11, the hardest part was explaining my positive diagnosis...

Living life to the fullest

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I never thought I would dance as a single-breasted belly dancer at a community festival, sing as part of a choir at my local arts centre and meet and sing African songs with the...