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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...

The Longest Day tees off to raise funds for cancer research

It’s a challenge that will test the skill, strength and stamina of even the most hardened golfer from dawn to dusk. Cancer Council NSW has teed up The Longest Day fundraiser in a...

Cancer support group marks milestone

A Hunter-based support group has celebrated two decades of helping men through their prostate cancer journeys. Formed in 2000 by Jim Newton, who is still an active member 20 years on, the Hunter...

Spotlight on “forgotten cancer”

Selwyn Robinson spent a lot of time in the sun as a young man, and now he is paying the price. The stonemason of 46 years said he knew he should protect his...

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...

Cancer survivor shares her story on National Bandanna Day

Francesca ‘Franki’ Hudson has every right to be mad at the cards she’s been dealt, but instead she is using her battle to inspire others.    Today, on National Bandanna Day, the 19-year-old...

Sophie’s vital role for kids with cancer

A cycling challenge is proving to be a big test of strength for Aussies but, in comparison to what Newcastle's three-year-old Sophie Wigman is facing, it is no great feat. Sophie has spent...

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...
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