Blog Topic: Survivorship

How does it feel to learn your newborn son was born with cancer? This is exactly what happened to Natasha Lucas. Shortly after being born, Natasha’s son Ashton was diagnosed with congenital Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML), a form of blood cancer that only affects 1 in 5 million people.   To raise awareness of this rare […]

Lily Gubbay

Cancer Survivor Lily was diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in May 2015 and had surgery to remove her left voice box as part of her treatment. The realisation that she could lose her voice and never speak again was a wake-up call for Lily, who now uses her voice more than ever before to share […]


Steve had just turned 65 years old when his wife, Anne, noticed a spot on his back and encouraged him to go and get it checked out by the GP. What followed was a Stage III melanoma diagnosis and two years of treatment.   Steve is now a volunteer for Cancer Council’s Transport to Treatment service. […]

Anne Moston smiling at the camera

Anne Moston was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in May 2012. She shares her story of going through treatment and how Cancer Council supported her.

When it comes to men’s health, it’s more than just about anatomy. Learn what the issues are and how to reduce your risk.

For cervical cancer survivor Bridget Montague, calling 13 11 20 made a huge difference to her life.

Renowned broadcaster and LGBTQI-rights advocate Julie McCrossin shares her experience with oropharyngeal cancer.

When Chris was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, it came as a shock because she did not have any clear symptoms.

Cheryl Waller was enjoying her motorhome lifestyle until she received news that changed her life.

Elissa has brain cancer and is a part of the Cancer Council’s brain cancer telephone support group. Read her story.