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THE STORIES THAT MAKE UP OUR WHY


Hope. Persistence. Resilience. These are just a few of the qualities found in cancer patients and in participants of The Weekend to Conquer Cancer™. Get to know more about a few of the people participating in this year’s event by reading the stories behind why they joined. 
Anna's story

ANNA HAS HOPE IN HER STEP.

With her daughter diagnosed with thyroid cancer at just 22 years old, Anna continues to walk to support her “hero” as she goes through treatment to beat the cancer. 

Luana's Story

LUANA HAS GOT THE WHOLE FAMILY INVOLVED.

After completing treatment for breast cancer, Luana walked 15km alongside her family in The Weekend to Conquer Cancer.

Maureen's story

MAUREEN IS WALKING INTO HER 14TH YEAR.

After a shocking diagnosis of bladder cancer followed by continued treatment, Maureen keeps walking with gratitude.

Luana's Story

THE KATZ FAMILY WALKS FOR JACQUES.

"The more money we raise, the more treatment options we will create. It’s a direct line to world-leading research. It may not help my brother, but it will help someone else."
– Jacques’ sister, Maggie

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