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Stories of hope

Pam’s Story

This story is about Arlene Chan and the BCRC-WA contribution to Pam Seligmann’s journey with cancer over the past 19 years, written by Bruce Seligmann (Pam’s Husband).

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Pam’s Story
This story is about Arlene Chan and the BCRC-WA contribution to Pam Seligmann’s journey with cancer over the past 19 years, written by Bruce Seligmann (Pam’s Husband). 65 years ago as a precu...
Katrina’s Story
I started having mammograms at 36 years old in the rural Breast Screen van. At 48 years old, I attended my 2 yearly appointment. I knew something immediately wasn’t right when they asked to have mo...
Natasha’s Story
The words ‘you have cancer’ are some of the most fearful words we can hear. To hear these words once is life-shattering. To listen to them twice is no less challenging. The only difference is the s...
Joanne’s Story
My name is Joanne MacDonald and I describe myself as being in a significant long-term relationship with Arlene Chan. I’m a fan. There are many stories like mine. This is a little of our shared stor...
Julie’s Story
“My name is Julie Abbott and this may sound rather strange . . . but my cancer journey commenced with a guardian angel in December 2017. It all started when I was woken up in the night a couple of ...
Nat’s Story
Hello, my name is Nat Beard. My husband, Darren and I are farmers living north of Cunderdin- two hours from Perth. My first diagnosis of Breast Cancer was in 2013, at the age of 32. This was a comp...
Tanja’s Story
My name is Tanja, and I am a cancer survivor!   My cancer journey started 7 years ago when I was diagnosed with early breast cancer on my 35th birthday. I also lost my sister to breast cancer at th...
Jane’s Story
I’m Jane . . . a wife, mother, sister, friend . . . a member of the cancer club. Cancer was not new to me, I lost both my parents at a young age to cancer and had a family history of the big ‘C’ th...
Cara’s Story
On the 9th of May 2018 I was diagnosed with stage 2a grade 3, triple positive breast cancer. I was 29 years old. My story started with me living in Dubai, where I had been for the past five years, ...
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