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What a dying young father taught a Toronto reporter about grappling with loss in her own life

A Toronto journalist who documented her friend’s multi-year journey with cancer, and his efforts to leave behind a legacy for his young son, says she never predicted the experience would help her deal with losing her own father to COVID-19 this year.

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Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre fundraising drive seeks 100 bearded ambassadors

Terry Greaves was feeling fit and healthy until the start of this year, when he was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma.

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‘No tan is worth it’: young melanoma survivor’s sun safe message

Launceston resident Kate von Stieglitz thought she was too young to be diagnosed with melanoma at 23 – but she was wrong.

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Tear-jerking moment terminally-ill bride, 23, marries the love of her life after being told she had just DAYS to live

A terminally-ill young woman who was diagnosed with cancer more than a year after she was told the lump on her leg was probably a wart has married the love of her life in an emotional ceremony at Sea World Resort.

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