We’d love to hear from you if you’d like to contribute to the ‘A Stitch In Time‘ film project. Over the coming months we’ll be exploring a range of topic’s related to familial breast cancer. If we haven’t explored an area you’re keen to learn more about or you’d like to ask a question, suggest a topic or share your story please don’t be a wall flower, get in touch with us.
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Blog post by Dr Anna Boltong, Head of Cancer Information and Support Service, Cancer Council Victoria
My role at Cancer Council Victoria is extremely rewarding. I am fortunate to lead a team of passionate and talented oncology nurses, educators, researchers, health promotion co-ordinators and social workers who design and deliver more than 25 supportive care programs...read more
'A stitch in time saves nine' is a proverb about prevention meaning 'If you sort out a problem immediately it may save extra work later'. It's all good in theory but not always easy in practice. We have many demands on our time so adding a bit more on health can feel...read more
It's been 8 weeks since I had 2 surgeries back to back. A preventative double mastectomy and DIEP flap reconstruction, which uses my own tummy fat to form my new breasts. The surgeries went very well. I was nervous but excited too as I delved into hospital life....read more
“I believe that information is vital in making an informed decision; however appointments with genetic councilors, doctors and breast surgeons can be daunting even to someone such as myself who has familiarity with the medical field.”
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