When Sue was diagnosed with lung cancer she needed to be in Hobart to access life-saving treatment at the Royal Hobart Hospital. Sue’s home in Oatlands is more than an hour away from Hobart. Thankfully, Sue was able to find a home away from home at our Hobart patient accommodation centre, John Opie House.
Tamara was at a pivotal point in high school when she was diagnosed with leukaemia. Her treatment meant she was in hospital for nearly a year, missing out on crucial time in the classroom with her peers.
In November 2018, Fight Cancer Foundation’s Hobart accommodation centre, John Opie House, celebrated its 10 year anniversary.
Fight Cancer Foundation is proud to have been providing a home away from home for seriously ill Tasmanians and their carers who must travel to access life-saving medical treatment, for the past decade.
Founded in 2010, CureTOUR is a bi-annual bike ride returning in 2018 for the fifth TOUR.
The group of 17 extraordinary community fundraisers are aiming to raise $120,000 to support Australians families in the fight against cancer. The peloton will cycle over 1200kms from Geelong to Adelaide this October.