Megan’s Story — A personal experience Megan was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2002.
 Here is her story… Megan was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2002. After undergoing a mastectomy and axillary gland dissection, Megan went on to have chemotherapy and radiotherapy. During this time, Megan and her partner, Steve, kept a diary and when their journey was...
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There’s nothing quite as uplifting a bit of good news on the breast cancer front. And the statistics released this week by Cancer Council Victoria is just that. More Victorian women who are diagnosed with breast cancer are beating it, with 89% of them still alive after the magical 5-year survival period. That’s significantly up on the survival rates some 20 years...
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I wish to express my sincere appreciation in regards to the care I received from chemotherapy nurse Lucy Li. I commenced a four month chemotherapy treatment program, following on from breast surgery in April 2014. During my chemotherapy treatment I found Lucy to be extremely professional, compassionate and diligent. Lucy provided me with great care in between treatment days, contacting...
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In a flash the wig, Was on my head, The parting was crooked, And my wig was uncombed. The lady jumped up, I thought that it, Was in joy, But it was in fright. I hadn’t told her, That I was, Wearing a wig. She was expecting, Short haired me. Once the wig, Was combed, The stunned look, Was gone,...
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The removal of, A breast, Is an issue, Of loss of tissue. When a scar, Has formed, And the emotions, Have healed, It’s plain to see, That I’m still, The same me. This isn’t something, That you can catch like the ‘flu’, Why do people, Avoid me, Because of the, Loss of breast tissue?
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To be told I had a malignant lump, Came as rather a blow. In fact it quite gave me the hump, I just didn't want to know. However, the friendly Professor, Told us that there was no doubt. The lump just shouldn't be there, It simply had to come out...
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Many people find sharing their story cathartic and it helps other patients to understand what to expect throughout their treatment. If you would like to share your personal story we invite you to email us. We respect your privacy, so you are welcome to remain anonymous if you prefer. Share your story with us at mystory@tsbc.com.au