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Nudgee students shave the day, raising money to stop cancer and increase awareness

ST Joseph’s, Nudgee College students have shaved their locks and raised more than $10,000 for the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave.  The students promoted their efforts to family and friends via social media and word of mouth, as well as promoting it around the college in daily notices, via bill boarded posters and presented to the community on full school ... Read More »

Carly loses her locks to help find a cure for cancer

Carly with her parents

LEUKAEMIA survivor Carly Galligan has lost her hair for the second time in her life in a bid to save other children from the progressive cancer.In 2012, doctors cleared the Carmel College, Thornlands student of leukaemia, a disease she had fought against for five years.After meeting a group of young cancer patients in hospital earlier this year, the healthy teenager ... Read More »

Leukaemia survivor to part with hair for cancer charity

CARLY Galligan received her best birthday present inside a doctor’s surgery four years ago. After battling with leukaemia for five years, doctors announced on her 10th birthday that she was cancer-free. “I was so happy,” she said.   “My smile could never have been bigger.” Carly, of Victoria Point, was diagnosed with leukaemia two months before her fifth birthday. She ... Read More »

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