Rachel, QLD


My name is Rachel, I'm 43 and the mother of three boys.

Like many of us, I have several family members who have been diagnosed with cancer. Both my sister and brother were diagnosed and passed away from the disease, leaving children and other family behind.

It has turned my life upside down. My kids have lost loving family members and my mother worries about all of us.

I often think: what if it didn’t have to be like this?

What if we could do something to better understand cancer?

That’s why my mother and I took part in the Australian Breakthrough Cancer Study and I am asking you to do the same.

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Melbourne 3004, Australia