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Emma Markezic: Columnist, comedian, breast cancer patient 16 May 2017

Emma Markezic: Columnist, comedian, breast cancer patient

I was 34, single and living alone when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Or as the doctors terrifyingly called it, aggressive Grade 3 invasive ductal carcinoma.

A water buffalo on King and other cancer stories 2 May 2017

A water buffalo on King and other cancer stories

Catherine Gilmore shares her breast cancer story with the SBCF. 

“I think everything now is special, I’ve got no time to waste and I feel strong.”

How a clinical trial is improving living with breast cancer 2 May 2017

How a clinical trial is improving living with breast cancer

Breast cancer patient Carolyn Young talks to SBCF about undergoing a clinical trial at Chris O'Brien Lifehouse. 

“I will never be cured of cancer but the trial drug allows me to have a good life.”

Time to start living a life I love 2 May 2017

Time to start living a life I love

Kate Wood is planning to marry her fiancé Barry in August. When she found a lump in her breast last May she went straight to the doctor, never once expecting it would be cancer.

Chris O'Brien's Associate Professor Jane Beith returns from Harvard Medical School 2 May 2017

Chris O'Brien's Associate Professor Jane Beith returns from Harvard Medical School

Hear from Associate Professor Jane Beith about her Harvard Medical School sabbatical...

A pioneer in modern breast cancer surgery, Dr Krishna Clough visits Lifehouse 2 May 2017

A pioneer in modern breast cancer surgery, Dr Krishna Clough visits Lifehouse

At the end of 2016, Dr Krishna Clough from the Paris Breast Centre spent two weeks at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, a visit which culminated in a entertaining and informative seminar and two-day workshop on breast surgery for breast and plastic surgeons.