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Tag: Leukemia

Cancer doesn’t stop for Christmas: Lake Mac mum thanks Redkite

Mother of 13-year-old Lake Macquarie cancer survivor Sophie Berude says she will always believe in the magic of Christmas.

Go Fund Me, fundraiser for Redhead teen Emma Walsh

Barely a teenager and Redhead local Emma Walsh is in the fight for her life as she battles leukaemia, but she has a community behind her.

Kaylee’s family says thanks for buying a Big Mac

Ten year-old Port Stephens girl Kaylee Hodgson was part of a nationwide campaign that helps 60,000 families like hers every year.

A year in review: June 2020

June was a tough month for many but, despite the pandemic, Newcastle Weekly was able to bring the news to the Hunter Region.  Here are some our team’s favourites from June. Spate of attacks...

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) –...

Surviving and thriving: How Kane beat Leukemia twice

At the tender age of just nine-years-old, Kane Ransom is like any other boy his age. He likes playing handball with his friends and loves Star Wars. But there’s one big difference....
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