CanSpeak aims to provide a voice for all people affected by cancer through their network of cancer patients, survivors, family members and health professionals working in cancer care.


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Role of pathology in cancer

Pathology is vital for diagnosis of most cancers. Pathology tests such as pap smears can detect cancerous changes early, providing opportunity for minimally invasive treatment. Pathology samples sent to registries provide a wealth of material for research, improving outcomes into the future.

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Lynette’s story


Shortly after she was widowed for the second time, Lynette visited her doctor feeling run down and tired. She was staggered to learn she had myeloma – a form of blood cancer.

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