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Christmas Appeal (Danielle)

Bowel Cancer Australia

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“They have been the silver lining to the cloud that is cancer, always happy help in whatever way they can - sometimes even in ways I yet haven't realised I needed!”

Described as a lifeline, Bowel Cancer Australia’s team of Bowel Care Nurses and Nutritionist add an extra layer of support to the trusted relationship patients have with their treating medical team at a very difficult time.

Offering practical and emotional support via the charity’s free Helpline to bowel cancer patients like Danielle, who was diagnosed with the disease at 34, and her family.


“Bowel Cancer Australia has helped me enormously, and I am truly grateful to them. Through the Peer-to-Peer Support Network I met and became friends with the Bowel Babes.

Bowel Cancer Australia and the Bowel Babes have been the silver lining to the cloud that is cancer.

The staff at Bowel Cancer Australia are all so friendly and personable, and they always help in whatever way they can - sometimes even in ways I yet haven't realised I needed!

With Bowel Cancer Australia I feel that I belong, and that I am included as much as I want to be with research, new developments and speaking to the media. It's great to have access to nurses and a nutritionist that have so much knowledge about bowel cancer.”

Read Danielle’s full Bowel Cancer Story here.


Please consider contributing this Christmas to Bowel Cancer Australia's Appeal to help the thousands of Australians like Danielle and her family affected by our country’s second deadliest cancer. 

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With more and more Australians being affected by bowel cancer, directly or through a loved one, the need for resources and funding is growing.

Your tax-deductible gift this Christmas will help ensures our team is always there to help bowel cancer patients and their families when they need it most and enable us to empower them with the tools and resources they need to support each other during a difficult and challenging time.  

Providing a gift of hope for the future – a future where more families can stay together for longer celebrating special occasions like Christmas together.

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