The Canberra Times
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Canberra mum battles rare cancer - with a little help from her friends

By Megan Doherty
Updated April 8 2019 - 2:59pm, first published 12:00am

In the first week of December 2018, 31-year-old mother of one Elizabeth Pickworth was diagnosed with cancer of the Thymus gland, a rare cancer that affects fewer than one person per 1.5 million people.