Stories

Welcome to our community stories. Here you will find stories about people from our community - people who have been diagnosed with Gastro-Intestinal cancer and their families, as well as stories about our gutsy fundraisers who have committed their time and energy to raise much needed funds for GI cancer. For more information about any of our community stories please contact us on 1 300 666 769 or email info@gicancer.org.au

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Nick Goodall

Nine years ago I was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer. Clinically, the odds were against me. I had total... Read More

Judy Honor

I was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 1996 at the age of 36 after having my gall bladder... Read More

Robyn Lindley

Surviving bowel cancer It was a usual Thursday night in Gladstone and hairdresser Robyn Lindley was working on a... Read More

Gail Smith

In the past seven years, my family has been struck down by these ghastly cancers too many times.... Read More

Dan Kent

Dan Kent, 2017: Since turning 40 over 26 years ago I have had  an annual medical each October together... Read More

Belinda Witchell

In November 2015 I’ve decided to take on the gutsy challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. I chose to... Read More

Kylie Draper

I am running the Sydney Morning Herald half marathon to raise awareness about GI cancer, as my Godmother... Read More

Grant Baker

When my wife Branka was diagnosed with bowel cancer, she urged me to get tested to make sure... Read More