Cathy’s Writing

‘My sister Cathy kept a diary throughout her battle with cancer. I would often hear her late at night tapping away at her computer. Her plan was to share all of the lessons she’d learnt along the way. She hoped to write a book one day for other people living with cancer. She also shared many of her thoughts and inner-most fears in her diary. Here are a few pages from Cathy’s writing that I would like to share with you. Hopefully you’ll see from these words what an amazing lady she was. She was one gutsy, loving, inspirational lady.’

Angela Scaffidi

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Foundation Profile: Jess

JessJess, age 9, was first diagnosed with cancer when she was 3.5 years old. She has had a kidney tumour, four brain tumours and has undergone regular radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Shortly after meeting Jess, Angela from the Scaffidi Foundation made a deal with her; if she was brave enough to go through with her treatment, Angela would dye her hair hot pink, Jess’ favourite colour. Read more ...