Cancer Council NSW
Cancer Council NSW
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After losing her leg to cancer, a 10-year-old girl found companionship in a special doll with the same condition.
After losing her leg to cancer a 10yearold girl found companionship in

Girl With Cancer Receives American Girl Doll With Prosthetic Leg Like Hers

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Cancer Council NSW
Cancer Council NSW
yesterday at 07:28. Facebook
It's World Immunisation Week, which aims to raise awareness about the critical importance immunisation throughout life.

To give you an idea of the HPV vaccine's impact - in the first 4 to 5 years after the program started, we saw a 77% decrease in the number of 18-24-year-old women with HPV.
Its World Immunisation Week which aims to raise awareness about the critical

An Australian success story: the HPV vaccine

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Joan Bartlett
Cancer Council NSW
Cancer Council NSW
04/22/2017 at 22:16. Facebook
Get the kids excited for an Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea this weekend with these delicious banana honey pikelets.
They’ll go bananas for them!
Get the kids excited for an Australias Biggest Morning Tea this weekend

Banana honey pikelets

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Robert Ryan
Cancer Council NSW
Cancer Council NSW
04/21/2017 at 22:30. Facebook
Testicular cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in young men.
So make tonight the night. Hop in the shower, get warmed up and test your testies.
Testicular cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in young men

Fellas, it’s time to know your nuts for Testicular Awareness Month.

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Jenny Plaskett
Lena Belfield
Rachel Froome
Cancer Council NSW
Cancer Council NSW
04/21/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
It's Tea Day! The only thing better than having a cup of tea is having one with friends. Have a tearrific day! [ Ow.ly Link ]
#teaday
Its Tea Day The only thing better than having a cup of
Cancer Council NSW
Cancer Council NSW
04/20/2017 at 07:37. Facebook
For people nearing end of life and their loved ones, palliative care can help ease the physical and emotional toll of dying.

This April, we're inviting cancer patients, carers and families to answer some questions that will help us call on the NSW Government to improve palliative care. [ Ow.ly Link ]
For people nearing end of life and their loved ones palliative care

What is palliative care and how does it work?

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Lelainya Harper
Rhonda Neville O'Dea
Darryn Horton
Cancer Council NSW
Cancer Council NSW
04/19/2017 at 07:10. Facebook
"The idea is that we will be able to use this as a large-scale reference library so that clinicians can better select the treatment to match the patient."
The idea is that we will be able to use this as

Researchers tout new cancer database as a 'global first' that will save more lives

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Sharon McGing
Cancer Council NSW
Cancer Council NSW
04/18/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
“You can only work with the cards you have in front of you
but the system let Mum down." - Mitch on his mother, Dianne's experience with palliative care in regional NSW.

Mitch and Dianne's experience could have been prevented with better access to palliative care. Which is why we're inviting cancer patients, carers and families to head to [ Ow.ly Link ] to share your experiences of advanced...
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“You can only work with the cards you have in front of you
Joe Bantine
Anne Jeffriess
Jo-jeanette Honess
"When things like those that happened to us occur, your take on life changes. It happened to us. Now I value life much more, the now and the today." - Luisana Lopilato
When things like those that happened to us occur your take on

Michael Bublé's wife says son Noah is recovering from cancer

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A new day gives hope that together we will beat cancer.
A new day gives hope that together we will beat cancer
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea is coming up. This May gather your friends, share a cuppa and give to help beat cancer.
Hosting is a piece of teacake! [ Ow.ly Link ]
Australias Biggest Morning Tea is coming up This May gather your friends
Gary McSweeney
Alison Inglis
"With the Online Community people are either in the situation or have been and they don’t have any investment in how your emotions might affect them. Whereas with family and friends, they don’t want to see you in pain, they don’t want to see you scared.” – Emma, thyroid cancer survivor and member of Cancer Council Online Community

If you need a little extra support this Easter we are here...
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“All good things must come to an end. At around 11:40 last night Emma peacefully passed away with Serge, Tamra and I at her side."
All good things must come to an end At around 1140 last

Emma Betts, Dear Melanoma cancer campaigner, dies

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Lelainya Harper
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For Carolyn Keast, having a palliative care team to support her during the final days of her husband Rick’s death at the age of 42 in 2009 was immeasurable.

Can you join Carolyn in sharing your experience of advanced or terminal cancer? We're inviting cancer patients, carers and families to answer some questions that will help us call on the NSW Government to improve palliative care. [ Ow.ly...
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For Carolyn Keast having a palliative care team to support her during

Carolyn calls the nurses who supported her during her husband Rick’s death her “angels”.

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Jannette Leenders
Kerrie Weaver
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“It’s important to recognise that palliative care is first and foremost about the patient but at the same time, it is also about the living. Palliative care services are essential and we need more of them.” - Kerry's daughter, Stephanie died after aggressive brain cancer immobilised her.

Can you join Kerry in sharing your experience of advanced or terminal cancer? We're inviting cancer...
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Its important to recognise that palliative care is first and foremost about

Access to palliative care for people with life-limiting cancer

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Carol Lehane
Margaret Evans
Jacqui Knapp
When Michael Mulchrone learned his cancer had migrated to his brain and doctors mentioned palliative care, he was fearful of the journey ahead. A year-and-a-half later, Mike says palliative care wasn’t a “death blow” but a life-enriching experience.

Can you join Mike in sharing your experience of advanced or terminal cancer? We're inviting cancer patients, carers and family members to call 13...
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When Michael Mulchrone learned his cancer had migrated to his brain and

Palliative care can be a life-enriching treatment

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Juli Ross
Pam DeGoumois Tosh
Wendy Moore
What does hope mean to you?
What does hope mean to you
Warren Gray
While obesity is just one of the drivers of cancer in Australia, it is one that is preventable and in doing so, would bring other enormous health benefits.
While obesity is just one of the drivers of cancer in Australia

How obesity causes cancer and may make screening and treatment harder

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Inosi Ernie Maloinato
Today is World Health Day. Today aims to mobilise action on depression. We want to open up conversations and promote safe discussion of anxiety and depression, which may affect cancer survivors and their families.

We invite those who've been affected by cancer to our free webinar, which provides information on how to seek help and strategies to learn how to cope with feelings of anxiety and...
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Today is World Health Day Today aims to mobilise action on depression

Anxiety and Depression after cancer treatment - Free Webinar

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Australia's Biggest Morning Tea is coming up and we want to celebrate with the Official Daffodil Tea Cosy, free pattern from the fabulous Loani Prior.
Wool you like to keep your tea warm and cosy? Then get to knit!
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Australias Biggest Morning Tea is coming up and we want to celebrate
Liza Philpott
Linda Pryce
Rebecca Hooke