“When I found out that Bowel Cancer Australia was a beneficiary of Dry July, I wanted to be involved to raise awareness, to support the Bowel Care Nurse program and to honour the memory of my beautiful friend Susan.

Susan, 35 and a mum to two little ones (Leo now three years and Lucy 16 months), was diagnosed in October 2021 and passed away a month later in November from Stage 4 bowel cancer.

Bowel cancer can be treated successfully if found early. Young people and medical professionals need to be aware of the signs and investigate them, rather than attributing those indicators to symptoms of a busy life, recent pregnancy or something that might pass.” ~ Katie.


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