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In 2010, Abbie started college when she first started to become tired and withdrawn. Abbie’s parents thought she was just going through a rebellious teenage phase. Whilst Abbie was taking her AS Levels, Abbie visited her GP to have a blood test that showed Abbie had an underactive thyroid but after an examination a small lump was also found which was followed up with further tests including a biopsy, however that came back inconclusive so Abbie had to have further surgery. Eventually Abbie was told that she had thyroid cancer. Abbie talks about the impact her cancer has had on her including how damaging the myth is that thyroid cancer is the best cancer you can have.
When Faye was born she had a small red patch on her neck which her parents noticed was getting bigger, eventually it got so big it began to press on Faye’s windpipe so the decision was made to give Faye […]
In this film, Lucie explains what life was like for her during and after her chemo.
Before Nathan was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma he had been studying overseas and having the time of his life in Canada and Germany. When Nathan came back to Australia he started experiencing tiredness and after numerous appointments, blood tests and […]
Meet Lauren who has been diagnosed with Papillary Thyroid Cancer. Initially Lauren was misdiagnosed after finding a lump on her neck, but as the lump grew Lauren went back to her GP who gave her a two week cancer referral. […]