Real people. Real stories.
Read stories from people living with pancreatic, liver, stomach, biliary and oesophageal cancers, their family, carers, and friends; as well as tributes that honour the lives and legacy of those lost to these cancers.
Sherry Austin gives true meaning to the term ‘Whipple Warrior’. Diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015, Sherry has not only conquered a Whipple procedure, but also multiple setbacks in her health since being diagnosed. Despite the challenges, she’s got a smile of her face and enthusiasm to embrace life to the full.
In February 2015, Graham was told that he might have as little as three months to live. After getting a second opinion and undergoing surgery to remove the head of his pancreas, Graham spent four weeks recovering and was back working, initially part time and then full time and trying to live an active, healthy lifestyle. He feels he is one of the lucky ones.
After a long battle with a rare cancer, Patrick Deehan was told he had 2-3 months to live. He shares his story.
Making exercise a priority during treatment helped Don overcome the odds. Don’s daughter, Amanda, shares their story.
For pancreatic cancer survivor Debbie Moors, living with the disease means accepting a new version of herself – enjoying life, staying focused on the things she can do and helping put the spotlight on a disease that impacts thousands of Australian families each year. Debbie shares her story with us.