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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Merle's story [a lung cancer survivor story] (2013)

Author

Lung Foundation Australia

Publisher

Lung Foundation Australia

City

Brisbane

Type

Audiovisual

 

Description

This video is part of the Supporting people with cancer project within the Albury/Wodonga Aboriginal community. Merle is a lung cancer survivor who shares her story alongside her daughter, Valda who is a registered nurse. Merle and Valda give a candid yet reassuring account of the challenges of telling family members about Merle's cancer diagnosis and about the experience of leaving home to have treatment in the city.

This project is led by Lung Foundation Australia in partnership with Hume Regional Integrated Cancer Service and funded by Cancer Australia.

Abstract adapted from Lung Foundation Australia

Contact details

Lung Foundation Australia
Level 2
11 Finchley St
PO Box 1949
Milton Qld 4064
Ph: 1800 654 301
Ph: (07) 3251 3600
Fax: (07) 3368 3564
Email: enquires@lungfoundation.com.au

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Last updated: 17 September 2014
 
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