As Bloomhill Cancer Care launches its 2020 Christmas Appeal, local business Jaz Realty has teed up Santa to give some early gifts to children of cancer-affected families. Santa’s sleigh has been mounted atop a classic Bentley, with gifts for 22 children to be presented at a private festive event for families.
When well-known Buderim artist Kendall suggested Mayor Mark Jamieson help re-create a special painting for charity, the Mayor jumped in straight away. Kendall, who works with the Bloomhill Cancer Centre in Buderim on frequent occasions, said she had decided to re-create an oil painting she had done, which she did not hang on to […]
Cancer patients on the Sunshine Coast are calling for greater psychological support, with one in eight callers to the Cancer Council Helpline reaching out for assistance with managing cancer-related distress. More than 110 Sunshine Coast residents have called the Helpline so far this year to seek psychological or emotional support. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie […]
Thanks to the generosity of 1450 donors, James Warrington-Love has today had his operation which will now enable him to travel to Belgium for further treatment. James is a six-year-old boy from Bokarina who was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer in January. James received surgery from world renowned surgeon Dr Charles Teo to remove […]
Less than three per cent of Sunshine Coast adults will take sufficient precaution against skin cancer this winter, increasing their risk of the state’s most commonly diagnosed cancer. Figures from the latest Self reported health status survey* show only 2.6 per cent of adults on the Sunshine Coast abide by all five recommended sun protective […]
David Halliwell from the Sunshine Coast is a cancer survivor and is participating in this years (2014) Tour de Cure starting on March 28, alongside riders throughout Australia. David held a display at Sunshine Plaza’s Riverwalk Stage last weekend where he rode on a stationary bike, raising funds to reach his goal and giving away […]
Cancer Council Queensland has welcomed the announcement by Health Minister Lawrence Springborg that women under 40 at an increased risk of breast cancer will have access to specialist screening services.
Sunshine Coast Council’s Cooroy Library and a bevy of locals looked pretty in pink on Thursday 18 October to raise both funds and awareness for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Sunshine Coast Council today announced the region’s galleries will turn pink in October to support the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Bloomhill Cancer Help is making a desperate plea to the Sunshine Coast community to support cancer care on the Coast by donating unwanted, saleable items to their Op Shops.