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New Model LINAC

http://connorsbricks.com/model-linac/ In 2013 I experienced the shock & trauma of my 1st radiation therapy treatment in a mask for stage four oropharyngeal cancer. I promised myself, if I survived, to help improve patient education BEFORE the 1st session. Prior to that first treatment, I had never seen a LINAC or a bunker & I hadn’t […]

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Medico-Legal Matters

Date: Sunday, 10thNovember 2019 , 8am –2pm Location: St Vincent’s Clinic, Darlinghurst, Sydney Cost: $80 LSA Members / $200 Non-members (includes LSA Membership) Facilitator: Julie McCrossin, AM (ABC Journalist and Broadcaster) This informative, dynamic and interactive day will tackle the complex issues surrounding recovery at work and medico-legal considerations for occupational and professional voice users. […]

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FREE ground breaking cancer podcast now available for Southern NSW

Elise Searson, About Regional, 3 August 2019 A new cancer podcast offering support to residents in South East NSW is now available, the 10 episode series is a deep dive into treatments, hope, life and loss. John O’Neill was diagnosed with advanced brain cancer in May 2018 and had trouble finding information that openly addressed […]

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The Thing About Advanced Cancer podcast launched by Cancer Council

Danielle Cetinski, Central Western Daily, 26 July 2019 CANCER is a tough topic regardless of the prognosis, but a series of podcasts has been developed to start the conversation when the outlook is most difficult. The Thing About Advanced Cancer will focus on the challenges surrounding the diagnosis and doesn’t shy away from the hard […]

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Healing hands reach across the divide

by Julie McCrossin, Australian Jewish News, 4 June 2019 THERE has been media coverage this week about threats reported by Muslim community leader and Belmore GP, Dr Jamal Rifi, targeting him for his cooperation with Jewish community members to support a medical charity called Project Rozana, writes Julie McCrossin. Rifi is a board member of this […]

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Julie’s Story – Remove the Mask

“If it is possible, through research, to find an alternative to the mask, to remove the mask and keep us safe, I would love to live long enough to see that happen.” – @JulieMcCrossin shares her experience of wearing the mask. DONATE NOW: https://crowdfunding.sydney.edu.au/pr… With your help, we can remove the mask for patients like […]

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On This Day 40 Years Ago

On this day 40 years ago I decided to stop drinking alcohol and I rang a rehab and admitted myself. In this article, written in 2012, I explain why I made this decision. In 2013, I was diagnosed with cancer in my tonsils, tongue & throat. I was told I had a better chance of […]

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Julie McCrossin’s Never Ending Fight for Equality

BEFORE that infamous night in 1978 when 53 gay, lesbian and transgender activists were arrested in Kings Cross at the first Sydney Mardi Gras, many other passionate demonstrators were handcuffed in their fight for equality. Julie McCrossin was among them. Back when homosexuality was a criminal offence. Considered evil. A mental illness. In 1974 Penny […]

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A Strong Voice

A career in radio broadcasting saw Julie McCrossin spend plenty of time inside a room alone and under pressure. “I was used to being in a glass box by myself with people on the other side communicating to me through my headset or on a computer screen,” she says. But this meant nothing when lying […]

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Mardi Gras + Me

I was very happy to participate in Mardi Gras + Me, a terrific 18-minute documentary film broadcast on ABC TV on 7 March 2018. Mardi Gras + Me follows a group of young people as they prepare to march in the 40th Sydney Mardi Gras Parade. They meet some famous LGBTQIA+ faces, and create banners & […]

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