I've just recently survived my own life threatening health emergency (not cancer) and am still recovering. My Dad has just been diagnosed with cancer, my auntie has cancer, my uncle has cancer, a friend with young children and a past cancer history has just found a lump that is likely to be a return of cancer. I'm just feeling a bit overwhelmed by it all at the moment. This year it just seems like there has been a never-ending stream of horrible news. I keep getting told by well meaning people that I should get counselling and that I need to seek professional help to deal with all of this, but I'm not sure what that would involve or if it would be of any use. I sometimes feel that if I just get on with things it might be better for me.
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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.