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To the pre-dawn walkers, Andrew Duke looks like any other young, healthy surfer expertly navigating the Gold Coast breaks before hitting the road in preparation for the 100km B2GC.
But every second Monday, the 42-year-old heads to the Mater Cancer Care Centre at South Brisbane for a 90-minute immunotherapy infusion—a routine he’s followed diligently for almost five years.
Ange and Paul's story
When Paul proposed on Angela’s 42nd birthday, he never imagined that ovarian cancer would be the catalyst for setting a wedding date.
Nor that they’d be pulling the entire wedding together while Angela lay in a hospital bed, recovering from radical surgery.
Incredibly, she was well enough to walk down the aisle unaided just three weeks later, wearing a dress she’d picked up on the way just the day before!
At 29 years old, Shelley Bishop was down 45kg and in the best shape of her life—guiding her 60,000-strong Shred with Shelley social media community on how to do the same.
At 30, she’d had a tumour above her collarbone removed and was enduring her fourth round of chemotherapy, after donating her long, thick, dark hair to a children’s charity.