Hi I’m 56 and have been diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer three weeks ago. I started chemo last week and had the usual side effects it would seem. Aching bones where it hurt to get off the couch then dry mouth , indigestion, diarrhoea and what I dreaded most , ...Read More
I lost my mother after a long time of health conditions. I been a carer for both parents since I was young and lost my father to parkinson disease in 2010. Continued to look after my mother than lost my mother 2020 to heart problems. Now that I don't have my paren...Read More
I would like to discuss some issues that I am having. Ironically for myself it wasn't the reality of cancer. I realised my journey after treatment was my recovery time and the damage that was done to my swallowing, my saliva etc - Having said that I now have a...Read More
Hi my name is Graeme, earlier this year I completed 20 radiation treatments for prostate cancer.I was warned on the side effects but all went well with the treatment and 6 weeks post I only had minor symptoms. However at around 2 months I started to have lots of pr...Read More
When I was going through my radiation treatment, I would make little jokes. I figured the staff did a pretty grim job, and I might try and make it more human for them, smiles not tears, G'day, how you doin' ? I vividly remember the first lady leading me in there (...Read More
Cancer Council NSW would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.We would also like to pay respect to elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.