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article thumbnailDr Andrew Potter presenting at APCC 2017 Genesis CancerCare Active at APCC 2107 This year the biennial Australian Palliative Care Conference was held at the Adelaide Convention Centre and attracted both national and international key note speakers. This pre-eminent event was for anyone with an...
article thumbnailRecently the South Australian Breast Cancer Study Group (SABCSG) spent an evening with ARC at our Tennyson Centre location. Everyone was welcomed by the chairperson of SABCSG, Dr Bev Fosh and an introduction of the evening’s proceedings was given by Dr Phuong Tran, Radiation Oncologist, with ARC....
article thumbnailToday we celebrated with Chinese and bubbles for Jenni as we say goodbye and thank you for her 18 years of service at Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre. There was a period there where we weren’t sure if the guest of honour would make it but in true Jenni style she was able to sweet talk her doctor and...
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  • Brain Cancer - Leonie McIntosh

    Brain Cancer - Leonie McIntosh

    Whilst studying for her PhD in education, Leonie found herself unable to complete simple tasks and after investigation, her doctors discovered she had a brain tumour. A renowned indigenous artist and proud Wirajuri woman, Leonie shares how her art helps with her healing process and involves her local community in cancer awareness

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  • Breast Cancer - Kylie Corbett

    Breast Cancer - Kylie Corbett

    Breast cancer came as a shock to Kylie and her family, but she tackled her diagnosis head on, telling her story of strength and resilience up against a very aggressive cancer. Kylie participated in the Shenton House exercise program facilitated by Edith Cowan University, and tells of how keeping active made her feel in control of her treatment

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  • Gynaecological Cancer - Jacquelyn Robinson

    Gynaecological Cancer - Jacquelyn Robinson

    Jacquelyn Robinson, a fun-loving grandmother from the Gold Coast.

    Jacqui shares her story of surviving breast cancer 25 years ago, only to be diagnosed with gynecological cancer last year. She describes her treatment, initial concerns and her interactions with the GenesisCare staff, all while living by her mantra of "bring it on - I'll beat it again!"

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  • Prostate Cancer - John Dowling

    Prostate Cancer - John Dowling

    John shares his story of finding out he had Prostate Cancer after a routine check-up, the emotional rollercoaster through diagnosis to treatment and some insight into the treatment process. In this video John describes the the radiation therapy he received, including his fears and misconceptions, as well as advice for patients about to commence treatment

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  •  Skin Cancer - Jim Maitland

    Skin Cancer - Jim Maitland

    Five years ago, Jim watched something grow rapidly on his cheek, which was eventually diagnosed as facial skin cancer. His specialist referred him to GenesisCare for radiation therapy as a preferable option to facial surgery. Jim travelled from Avoca Beach to North Sydney daily for treatment over a six-week period - hear how he juggled a demanding work schedule, family life and kept his mind focused on recovery.

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