Breast cancer awareness – Our Story 2021

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer. With this project “Our Story” we bring story’s for people in our region that have been impacted by Breast Cancer. Everyone’s story and journey is different.

We encourage you “Know them!” and if you have any changes at all, no matter how small. Get them checked.


Our Story

Tracey

  Oct 14, 2021

I Was diagnosed in 2012 at 46 with breast cancer. My youngest was only 6 years old. I thought I wouldn’t have a long life or be around for my children back then and struggled with everything. I was free

Carla

  Oct 13, 2021

October 2019, I was pressured into getting my first mammogram at the age of 49 by a friend. I knew it was free from the age of 40 Years but thought because there was no family history, and I couldn’t

Sherri

  Oct 13, 2021

Sherri (long)

I don’t like to use the word journey cause to me journey is a pleasurable experience, so this is my Story.

On the 18th December 2012 – I’m very sorry but its

Shannon

  Oct 13, 2021

Hi this is my story. At 34 I was a hard-working mum of 4. I was so busy working as a nurse in aged care, volunteering in the rural fire brigade, looking after my mum plus all the other things

Ruth

  Oct 13, 2021

I was diagnosed stage 4 breast cancer with Mets to my liver when I was 50 … I was diagnosed after going to doctors with crampy pains in my stomach … I felt no lump in my breast … I