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Sheree McLeod – Incredible Cancer Mum

Sheree McLeod, Westender reader, tells the story of her battle with cancer in her own words. At the age of 35, I was pregnant with our 3rd baby, everything was going well… scans showed a strong heart beat, growing to correct gestation and then at 10.5 weeks I started bleeding and an ultra scan confirmed the baby had died. A week after the miscarriage I went to my doctor and told him I didn’t feel well. He told me that I wouldn’t feel well as I just miscarried … but my reply was that I had miscarried 3 times...

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In the pink for breast cancer

Australia’s largest Mother’s Day event makes a difference for breast cancer. Mother’s Day Classic is Australia’s largest breast cancer research fundraiser, and organisers are encouraging people to get on board for the Sunday May 11 event in the fight against a disease that impacts one in 8 women. This year there will be 97 around Australia – in every capital city as well as regional and rural locations in every state and territory, from Ararat (Vic) to Yamba (NSW), from Karratha (WA) to Weipa (Qld). In 2013, a record $5 million was raised by 135,000 supporters who took part...

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Top breast cancer fundraiser set for May

Incredible cancer mum, Sheree McLeod, and her team raised $28,524 in the Mother’s Day Classic last year. An annual tradition, the Mother’s Day Classic fun run and walk provides the community with a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day and raise funds for breast cancer research. See you on 11 May 2014! Mother’s Day Classic’s overall contribution to breast cancer research since the event began in 1998 is a staggering $19.8 million, making the event Australia’s largest funder of National Breast Cancer Foundation research. In that time, 5 year survival rates for women diagnosed with breast cancer has increased to...

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