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Spongebob
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Continued support once you are older than 25
Hey all, the past 6 months have been an absolute rollercoaster. I can't imagine how I would have gone through everything without the support of everyone on here. My question though, what do people do when they turn 26? I am still a while off, but have to...
rrubyd3
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introducing yourselves
hey guys, my names ruby and i was diagnosed with AML in november 2017 and relapsed in april 2019. i had many rounds of chemo and two transplants. Both transplants I received were two very different experiences. I would love to here some of your stories...
Charli06
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feeling nervous
Hi I’m Charlotte Tomorrow I have to go to Brisbane to get my 9 month scans done. I am obviously feeling a little nervous but I was just wondering if anyone had any tips on how they get through thier scan period. Thanks x
LucasO
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The Cancer Patient Experience - From Child to Adult (A Victorian Leadership Team Blog)
Cancer can invade our world at any stage of life. It puts a pause on our life’s progress and demands sacrifices we never could’ve imagined. This post shows the perspectives of four cancer patients and where they were in life when they first heard the...
Lucy_Hoskins
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bowel/liver cancer
Hey everyone, I’m Lucia and my dad suffers from cancer. He was diagnosed in October this year although they say he has had the bowel cancer for a year now. The doctors and my Mum were always on time with the medication and Dad has made it further that...
VictoriaRobo
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Going into 2021 with cancer
I just relasped in October 27th 2020 and after I had my first scan the results are I will be having chemo for the whole 2021 unless plans change cause they want to keep the tumor stable but it is really scary it's so scary that I haven't really...
Dean
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“Wishing the year ahead brings good health”
I always put that (“wishing the year ahead brings good health”) in my Christmas cards towards the end. This year, though, things are different and I’m struggling to figure out what to put there. It feels...wrong to put “good health” in there, but I also...
Shark
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trouble
Hi, I'm kind of new, I have a parent who has had an operation to have his whole bowel removed. He is going through chemo and also has type 1 diabetes and heart failure. I have really tried my hardest to car and do things for him but it...
Spongebob
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Expression Through Poetry
If there is one thing I have learnt.. it is that expressing yourself through the cancer journey is extremely difficult. I've been trying to write for a while and was finally able to finish. \*\*\*\* In 4 months.. we have had 3 cancer diagnosis. Mum stage...
MaddyW
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Podcast to share stories
https://open.spotify.com/episode/5wLj1HtqS3tLp50nGkNie7... https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xOWQxZmU5OC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw==?fbclid=IwAR3Fc-Dot9Wm3TstLDdnoEoJxiKFjEl_T0ILqzhtKSQrMwro-4DJu3Xynqo Hi everyone, I have a in...
HaloRanger072
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Can anyone give me advice
Hey I am new to all of this, my mum currently has to go through breast cancer and on top of that I have to repeat year 10. Does anyone have any advice as to how I can manage all of this. I also just want to talk to...
Spongebob
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Mum and Grandma being diagnosed.
A few months ago and cancer barely existed in my family.. within .. 3 or 4 months.. my mum has been diagnosed with stage 3 lymphoma. My grandma was then diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma. I am beyond tired of the shit news.. I am tired of being tired....
C_Kateeeeeeeeee
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grief
so, not only did I lose my father to cancer, I lost my biggest inspiration, My Aunty Lou, it was in late 2016. I didn’t go to her funeral as I just wanted to remember her for her not as for the funeral. the day we had her funeral...
Mad_thor
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Getting Back to Life
Hi I’m Maddie, and my dad passed away in September after a long 9 month battle with pancreatic cancer. It has been a terrible year. My family and myself are quite religious, but I can’t bring myself to go back to church after dad passed, particularly the...
Flowersandwords
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Cancer Came Back
Hey, recently found out my dad's cancer came back for the second time. He wasn't in remission for that long and it's more aggressive. Just moved out (before he told me it'd come back) and not sure how to cope with uni / work/ moving out. Any suggestions...
Cinderella08
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CANCER FREE
last week I found out me dad is cancer free for now at least I was so happy to hear this news as I'm still worrying I'm so happy
Spongebob
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Grandma's Diagnosis
As if 2020 wasn't bad enough.. in a matter of months my mother and now grandmother have both been diagnosed with lymphoma.
Regs_97
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haircuts
Hey amazing CanTeen family, After treatment, has anyone noticed a significant difference in their hair? I.e has it gotten thinner? How do you feel about paying the full amount for a cut and colour? Do you guys have any tips on how to negotiate a Please...
Spongebob
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2020 keeps getting harder
2020 has been an extremely rough year to put it politely.. Mum was diagnosed roughly 3 months ago now. After Friday she is about half way through her expected chemo treatment (fingers crossed all stays on plan). It has been extremely challenging taking...
Tim
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Feeling Forgotten? The Story of being a Sibling. (VLT Monthly Blog)
Cancer is always an unknown and a difficult path to walk , but sometimes the hardest stretch is watching someone so close to you have to go through that journey. For today's blog we have a couple of stories shared by three members here at the VLT about...