Personal cancer stories
Cancer Council Tasmania
Real Tasmanians impacted by cancer have generously shared their experience with us.
Throughout Raymond's adult life he has always been healthy, sporty and enjoyed outdoors. Read about his experience being diagnosed with base cell carcinoma in 2021.
Dennis was exposed to asbestos when he started working in heavy industry. From this exposure, he had gone onto develop mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is an aggressive and incurable form of lung cancer.
Born in the 1960s and growing up in the country, using sun protection wasn’t something I was aware of.
After Lloyd's work colleague had a cancer scare, Lloyd decided to get a skin check himself.