About My sister, her cancer story

About My sister, her cancer story

After undergoing brain surgery in February last year, it was revealed that a malignant tumour had been slowly growing unbeknownst to Amy Gledhill, 19, of Echuca. This young, aspiring netballer happens to be my sister. The blog looks at her journey to finding out she had brain cancer and the ongoing effects it now has on her life.

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Markets galore

IF YOU’RE not one for the exhilaration of the Southern 80 and like something at a more relaxed pace, why not head around the Campaspe area to two different markets. In Stanhope, the monthly monster garage sale is back on February 11. Go see

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Riverine Herald
Feb 06 2018
Opinion

A different girl one year after surgery

Looking at her now you would not believe it is the same girl that went into the operating theatre a year ago.. Since undergoing the surgery Amy has achieved remarkable things that no one expected of her when she was lying, swollen and aching, in...

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Riverine Herald
Sep 15 2016
Opinion

The toll cancer has on family members

In the early stages there was a lot of difficulty in diagnosing Amy’s symptoms. This meant for a long time her moments of dizziness were left untreated.. This took an enormous toll on Amy and the people around her. It was made especially difficult...

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Jessica Gledh...
Sep 15 2016
Opinion

There is taboo around the word cancer

It can be easy to joke about the situation with comments like, “you’re doing pretty well for someone with half a brain” or “I’m surprised they managed to find a tumour in there, they would’ve had to look pretty hard”, and if not a joke...

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Jessica Gledh...
Sep 15 2016
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