In the face of a stage 4 bowel cancer diagnosis, Jackie is making every day count in her fight for awareness and lifesaving treatments through her Longest Table event.
We've been so fortunate in our cancer journey
Faced with a scary prostate cancer diagnosis, Kym and Leanne Krause found comfort in Under Our Roof accommodation for regional cancer patients.
She was such a happy and healthy girl
Edwina's mum Beth
New research aims to find better treatments for childhood cancers like neuroblastoma and help reduce long-term side effects.
The process of art therapy has made such an impact
Jess Halkett has faced gruelling treatment for brain cancer but through it all, Art Therapy has made an impact.
I feel extremely fortunate.
When she suffered a stroke while home alone, Marilyn Jackson thought she would be left with debilitating side effects. Thanks to medical advancements, she made a remarkable recovery!
Magic is happening. I thought it was a miracle.
Margaret Jarrett has been using light therapy for the past three years to treat her Parkinson’s symptoms, helping her regain her sense of smell, improve her gait, gut health and overall wellbeing.
This research could really change my life.
Charlie got the shock of his life when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer 20 years ago. He is still fighting to this day, never sure whether his medication will lose effectiveness or if the cancer will come back. Now, new research could change that!
I'm determined to live my best life possible.
For Adela, living well always meant having children. The thought of kidney disease getting in the way of that left her distressed and heartbroken. Thanks to ground-breaking research, Adela and her husband Shah were able to welcome baby Amir!
I'm on a mission to save lives from breast cancer!
Breast cancer survivor Michelle has made it her mission to help protect other women from this disease.
It's my wish leave a legacy of light, love and joy
It was Donna’s mission to bring joy through her miniature therapy horses. Our generous supporters helped ensure they can continue bringing smiles to the faces of people who need it most.
These programs helped me understand my own value.
After 30 years in the Navy, Curtis had a real fear of not being understood in the civilian world. Programs delivered through MESHA helped him to understand how valuable his skills could be in the civilian world.
I feel lucky my AF was discovered in time.
Having always been health conscious and active, Danny was shocked when he was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation in 2018. Thanks to his doctors and research, Danny is enjoying his life with his wife Sandy, and their sons and grandkids.
I’m just trying to live the best life I can.
When Beth was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, she didn’t want her kids to worry. Thanks to research, Beth is still enjoying life with her family.
Laurel Palliative Care Foundation’s Art Therapy program helped Uta, Julia and Luca to heal from their grief.
I am so incredibly grateful.
The impact of quality palliative care on patients and their families is clear in this heartfelt letter written to the staff at Laurel Hospice from cancer patient Jenna.
You couldn't ask for a better service!
Having support from the Parkinson’s SA Wellbeing Team was vital for Kate following her diagnosis.
It’s such a connection I’ll continue to have.
The creation of a long-lasting legacy for Bob’s family.
I just needed somebody to fix me.
When Michelle was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer at only 36 years old, she was terrified of leaving behind her 4-year-old son, Nate. Thankfully, Michelle won her fight and is still enjoying time with her family.
I could do things I'd never have dreamt of before.
Assistance dog Sophie helps Trevor with his Post-Traumatic Stress.
We’ve been very very lucky.
Revolutionary stroke trial at the Royal Adelaide Hospital is saving lives!
I began feeling like myself again
Meet Sam, one of our valued Life Guardians. After being diagnosed with prostate cancer, he has decided to give back to the research that saved his life by leaving a Gift in his Will.
I have my independence back.