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PATIENT'S

STORIES

August 18

Bill’s Story

Being 84 years old hasn’t meant retired Airforce man Bill, has stopped enjoying keeping handy. While his age has meant he’s had to slow ...

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July 21

Phillip’s Story

As someone who is strong, independent and enjoys living on his own, Philip connected to CanCare following his cancer diagnosis.

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July 20

Jenny’s Story

As we chat, it’s evident that the focus of Jenny’s life has always been her family. From moving to Sydney from Hong Kong several decades ago...

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July 9

Frank & Erica’s Story

An ever active 82 years old, Frank lives in Sydney – 900 kilometers away from Erica’s family in Brisbane. For the past few years, Erica has been...

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July 9

Doreen’s Story

At 90 years of age, there weren’t many things that were left to surprise Doreen, but her breast cancer diagnosis at the end of last year was certainly one.

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July 9

Astrid’s Story

With her fight against the disease requiring every ounce of strength and many of her family overseas, Astrid found the support of CanCare...

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July 8

Danielle’s Story

Friday the 13th of November 2015 is a day Danielle will never forget, the day of her diagnosis. She took her first Pilates class...

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VOLUNTEER'S

STORIES

March 16

Edita’s Story

Audrey had just been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer when Edita was assigned as her CanCare navigator.

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July 21

Anna’s Story

As a counselling student Anna was looking to gain some first-hand experience working with people who were undergoing a major disruption ...

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July 21

Gloria’s Story

Gloria knows just how hard it is to go through the stress of a cancer diagnosis. After suffering her own diagnosis and treatment...

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July 8

Heidi’s Story

As a CanCare volunteer, Heidi never expected the positive impact her work would have, not only on the life of someone in need, but her own life.

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June 23

Heather’s Story

Heather is one of the first volunteers recruited to be a CanCare Navigator. Whilst being a bit daunted at first, she quickly came to enjoy...

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June 23

Paul’s Story

Paul’s mother required nursing home care as she aged and could no longer care for herself at home. Whilst visiting his mother...

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