Cathy had been feeling unwell for some time with low energy, bruising for no reason and little appetite. In 2012 at the age of 59, Cathy was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML), a rare form of blood cancer, which without treatment, would only give her a short time to live. The diagnosis began a […]
Could you tell us about your experience with psoriasis? I was diagnosed as a young boy – aged between 8 to 10 years old – by a doctor who was looking after my mum who also had psoriasis. I started with treatment, including all the normal creams, lotions, dressings, but nothing worked out for me.
Could you tell us about your experience with eczema? I can’t remember all the details very well, since I was only a couple of weeks old. However, this entire journey with my skin condition has been as much of a struggle for my parents as for myself. From only a few weeks of age, I
I always thought I was pretty good with sunscreen and skin care – into my 30s in particular, I would wear SPF50+. In saying that, I still didn’t appreciate the importance of reapplying, or wearing a hat, or seeking shade during the day. I found out I had skin cancer in April this year –
With a full-time job and twin five-year-old girls, Jodie Harper doesn’t have a lot of spare time to spend waiting around the doctor’s office for a skin check. Although she had a small mole removed from her neck ten years ago, Jodie never had any unusual-looking moles that she could see. So, like many Australians,