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Join us on Friday 15 or Saturday 16 March 2024 to take in some of Australia’s most stunning alpine countryside and raise awareness and funds for rare cancers.
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Cancer impacts everyone in the community. The enormity of such a diagnosis is compounded by the uncertainty surrounding rare and less common cancers, and most alarmingly, the lack of affordable treatment options. Read the strories of the patients below, and help someone's child, partner or parent today by making a donation that will go directly to them.
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This is Jack…or Jack Jack as he’s known to his family and friends. In April of 2023, he was like any other curious boundary-pushing three-year-old. Then he came home with a limp.
Just over a month before our son’s 9th birthday, we were told the devastating news that Harry was diagnosed with High-Risk Neuroblastoma. His body was riddled with cancer, head to toes.
Just as I was settling into retirement with my high school sweetheart and husband Craig, we received some shocking news. The doctor told me I had a rare form of pancreatic cancer, which had spread to my liver.
We would like you to meet our beautiful mum and energetic grandmother, Maureen. She is the rock of our family, the joy of our present and the promise of our future. She has always guided, supported and loved us unconditionally.
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Whether you want to set a personal challenge, participate in a local fun run, or host a small event, every dollar you raise will help make a difference.
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Rare Cancers Australia brings together leading experts in Canberra each year to talk about the latest developments, trends and issues in cancer care. At CanForum we discuss the big opportunities and challenges in providing the best care to people diagnosed with cancer, including hearing first-hand from patients about their experiences.
Join us for the climb from Thredbo to the summit of Mt Kosciuszko on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 March 2024.
Take in some of Australia’s most stunning alpine countryside and help raise awareness and funds for Australians diagnosed with a rare and less common cancer.
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