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Second opinion

Hi there, my daughter was diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer. It has metastasised to her lungs, shoulders and back. The oncologist at Peter Mac told us that they can only shrink the tumours with chemo (she just had her 2nd round). Was wondering if you...

NDIS

Has anyone with a partner with cancer had any luck getting NDIS? My husband was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2014 now in remission and kidney failure in 2016 now on dialysis. He has multiple functional disabilities caused from his medical conditions....

Navigating the Health Care System When Your Child Has Cancer

Your child’s cancer diagnosis may be the start of a long, and often complicated, journey through the healthcare system. Finding your way can be challenging – particularly when you’re still coming to terms with your child having cancer and if this is your...

Dealing with Centrelink

The Australian Government (through Centrelink) provides assistance for people who have to stop work because of their cancer or to care for someone with cancer. It’s worth finding out what’s available to your family, so click here for tips about dealing...