Tag Archives: cancer

February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

ovarian cancer awareness

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month This month let’s spread awareness about ovarian cancer. It is the ninth most common cancer diagnosed in Australian women, and sixth most common cause of cancer deaths. 4 Australian women are diagnosed every day. 1 in 80 women will develop ovarian cancer in a lifetime. There are three types of ovarian […]

Prostate Cancer Awareness

Andrew and Dave - prostate cancer

Prostate Cancer Awareness Andrew Perez, an administrator at a beauty school is one of the active members of Movember Foundation with a passion in raising prostate cancer awareness. His journey started when his father had been diagnosed with prostate cancer and wanted to do everything he could to be able to help him. Andrew started […]

Unexpected Battle

Kane's Fight with Cancer - unexpected battle

Unexpected Battle Kane and Sian were about to get married in Bali but then they received an unexpected terrible news that lead them to an unexpected battle. Kane has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. After a CT scan, more tests, draining fluid, PET scan and the biopsy. His test results forced them to […]

Talk Like A Pirate Day – Childhood Cancer

talk like a pirate day

Talk Like a Pirate to raise awareness and funds for Childhood Cancer Support Ahoy, there mate! Join the Talk Like A Pirate Day this Wednesday, September 19, 2018! This event encourages you to dress up, donate to Childhood Cancer Support and talk like a pirate. Most importantly, to have fun, Arrr! Schools, workplaces, community groups […]

Selfless Sam’s Journey

Selfless Sam with her Family

Selfless Sam’s Journey “Some people are just selfless, always thinking about others and good to the core” words from selfless Sam’s co-workers from Queensland Law Society. Sam, a healthy non-smoker has been diagnosed with Stage IV metastatic lung cancer with an EGFR mutation. Sam is described as a “Caring person who cares about everyone she […]

Help for Katerina

help for katerina

Extend a lending hand to help Katerina. 17 years old Katerina started crying from pain in her knee since February 2017. Katerina was sent to a GP and had an MRI test. The result showed an inflammation and nothing to be concerned about. After a few weeks, the pain Katerina felt was more intense and […]

Operation Kate: Healing Dr Kate

Healing Dr. Kate

Operation Kate: Healing Dr Kate Click here to donate Meet Kate. Mum to two, Doctor to many. In May 2018, Dr Kate Richmond was diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma; a rare type of cancer which manifests itself in the abdomen. Peritoneal mesothelioma is known to be caused by asbestos exposure which occurred at least 10 years before […]

Help for Marco’s Cancer Treatment

Marco's Cancer Treatment - Marco's Baby

Help for Marco’s Cancer Treatment Adriano Paviali is asking for help for Marco’s Cancer Treatment. Adriano’s younger brother is diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer. According to his oncologist, the type of cancer he has is non responsive to chemotherapy and the liver is inoperable. He was advised that the only option available is an […]

Kerry’s Cancer Treatment

Kerry's Cancer Treatment

Click here to donate Funds for Kerry’s Cancer Treatment Dear all, My name is Kerry Maricic (Masi). I’m 41 years old. I’ve been married to my wonderful husband Allan, for nearly 20 years now. We have two beautiful daughters… 15-year-old twins, Alicia and Brooke, who are our whole world. I guess we are your average […]

Stacey’s Story

Stacey's Battle

Click here to donate Stacey’s Story Charity Fundraising ReduceLoans  – I’m writing this in high hopes that I can seek advice, help, support, funds and strength from your stories and kind words during this difficult time. Stacey and her family have been living in The Oaks for the past 4 weeks. During this time Stacey […]