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What heaven is like for Annabelle Potts, according to her friend Ellie

What heaven is like for Annabelle Potts, according to her friend Ellie

"She has her own herd of unicorns and is probably wearing a dress like Belle from 'Beauty and the Beast'."

  • by Bree Element

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'Absolutely gutted': funding announcement too late for Annabelle Potts
Canberra

'Absolutely gutted': funding announcement too late for Annabelle Potts

"I absolutely believe this new research will happen because of Annabelle."

  • by Bree Element
Jazz musician doesn't drop a beat during brain surgery
Brain cancer

Jazz musician doesn't drop a beat during brain surgery

Jazz bassist Musa Manzini was awake and strummed an acoustic guitar slowly as neurosurgeons operated on a brain tumour.

  • by Kimon de Greef
Powerful devices in the 5G era: Do mobile phones cause cancer?
Health

Powerful devices in the 5G era: Do mobile phones cause cancer?

Mobile phones are more powerful than ever and Australia is about to usher in the 5G era. But what are official cancer statistics telling us about our devices?

  • by Esther Han
Aussies kids urged to wear yellow for Canberra's Annabelle Potts

Aussies kids urged to wear yellow for Canberra's Annabelle Potts

Sometimes the best ideas come from children.

  • by Megan Doherty
Why this Perth mum's life depends on selling the family home

Why this Perth mum's life depends on selling the family home

While Rachel Hayden lay ill in bed this morning, suffering from the effects of her rare brain tumour, her real estate agent took to the airwaves on her behalf.

  • by Daile Cross
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Lemon Face Challenge goes viral for Canberra's brave Annabelle Potts
Canberra

Lemon Face Challenge goes viral for Canberra's brave Annabelle Potts

The five-year-old girl, who has been battling brain cancer for two years, has reached the Brumbies, ACT Policing and even The Wiggles.

  • by Megan Doherty
'Ultra special': Myer names 2018 Christmas Bear for Dainere Anthoney
Christmas

'Ultra special': Myer names 2018 Christmas Bear for Dainere Anthoney

"It was a bit like when the street was named after Dainere - we thought, is this for real?"

  • by Bree Winchester
Biologist in race against time to save daughter from brain-stem cancer
Brain cancer

Biologist in race against time to save daughter from brain-stem cancer

Leukaemia researcher Matt Dun's quest became agonisingly personal when his daughter, Josephine, 3, was diagnosed with a "ferocious", inoperable brain stem cancer.

  • by Anita Beaumont
'Greatest thing we ever did': Carrie Bickmore breaks down on Anh Do show
News and current affairs

'Greatest thing we ever did': Carrie Bickmore breaks down on Anh Do show

The TV host gets candid about the loss of her first husband, Greg Lange to brain cancer.

  • by Genevieve Rota
The most common causes of death where you live
Lung cancer

The most common causes of death where you live

Death comes for everyone eventually, and when it is your turn to shuffle off the mortal coil, these are the most likely causes.

  • by Craig Butt, Nigel Gladstone & Soren Frederiksen