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Tag: Breast cancer

Breast Cancer Trials’ mission to improve lives

Fifty-five people are diagnosed with breast cancer every day and, sadly, almost 10 of those will lose their lives.   An oncology group based in Newcastle is doing all it can to see...

Luci’s brave battle with breast cancer

When Luci Mackersey started chemotherapy in February, the mother-of-two had no idea that a global pandemic was about to make her medical journey a little bit tougher. The 33-year-old began her breast cancer...

Children’s book a “lifesaver” after cancer diagnosis

Talented illustrator Nandina Vines says working on a children's book during her treatment for breast cancer proved to be a "lifesaver". Ms Vines, who was always a keen drawer, enjoyed a long-lasting and...

Podcast to spread important message

Two of Newcastle’s favourite podcasters will launch a special episode on Thursday in a bid to promote some groundbreaking research. Oversubscribed’s Laura Jackel and Alana Nixon have partnered with Australia’s oldest and most...

Lighting the night for people with blood cancer

Newcastle’s Sue Whare has fought cancer not once but twice. The 67-year-old has faced off against breast cancer and, because of the treatment for this bout, she also developed Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) –...

Pamper packs to support vital services

It’s the easiest good deed and gift you will ever give. Hunter boutique small producers have joined forces with the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation (HBCF) to create a range of luxury pamper...

Staying inside to survive

For Michelle James, keeping busy, staying connected and frequently washing her hands are the key to getting through isolation. While most of us have been social distancing for a few weeks, it has...
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