Turning triple negative into triple positive

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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...

Riding the highs and lows together

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I never thought I would be riding pillion passenger on a motorcycle with my husband, Paul. Around Christmas 2008, I was diagnosed with an aggressive triple negative breast cancer....

Finding happiness in unexpected places

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After my diagnosis and treatment eight years ago, I thought I was destined to a life (not sure how long) by myself, dedicating my time to housework and schoolwork, as my husband...

No challenge is too great

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I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. After six rounds of chemo and six weeks of radiation, I made it through! Throughout my journey I had the wonderful support of family...

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...