May 2019
20
May
2019

My beloved brother Rob was diagnosed with metastatic stage 4 bowel cancer in October 2017, just before his 44th birthday.  His was diagnosed with the disease after having an unusual pain in his abdomen, which led to urgent CT scans.  Rob had surgery and chemotherapy, and sadly lost his life in June 2018, 8 months after diagnosis.

22
May
2019

"My beloved brother Rob was diagnosed with metastatic stage 4 bowel cancer in October 2017, just before his 44th birthday.  His was diagnosed with the disease after having an unusual pain in his abdomen, which led to urgent CT scans.  Rob had surgery and chemotherapy, and sadly lost his life in June 2018, 8 months after diagnosis."

21
May
2019

"With symptoms including blood and blood clots in my stool, fatigue, nausea, light jaundice and abdominal pain, I visited the emergency room in August 2018 and had to wait for nearly 7 hours."

"The resident medical officer, who didn't even wish to begin to think it could be a possibility of something as serious as cancer, completed minimal observations and turned me away."

20
May
2019

With symptoms including blood and blood clots in my stool, fatigue, nausea, light jaundice and abdominal pain, I visited the emergency room in August 2018 and had to wait for nearly 7 hours. I was turned away.

20
May
2019

"On the outside, I am a normal looking 25-year-old male working as a Mining Engineer in Central Queensland. On the inside, I am full of fantastic but also worrying surprises."

"At the age of 14, I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, a condition that increases your risk of bowel cancer. But my story is more about recognising what can happen to the human body on the inside, even if you look normal on the outside. No matter what your age or lifestyle."

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