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SPINNAKER STORIES

Research isn’t only about improvements in diagnosis, treatment and care. It is about preventions that aim to keep you out of hospital and ensure your quality of life is underpinned by good health.

Our Spinnaker Stories are a collection of thoughts, journeys and experiences from our extended Spinnaker family who are personally connected to medical research. We invite you to read and enjoy these inspiring stories, told by members of your community.

One balmy morn in 2009, Geoff Fisher’s heart suddenly stopped. Yet that’s where this extraordinary story begins. Read more…

“For the rest of my career lung cancer will remain the biggest cancer killer of Australians. It kills more women than breast cancer.

Dr Annette McWilliams is not only battling the disease but also the stigma Read more…

“I always wanted to be a doctor…and a kids doctor to be very precise. Some people want to be surgeons and hold a knife. I wanted to hold the babies.” Read more…

“It’s probably meant that I’m still alive because I’ll admit there were times that I was in a dark place. I honestly couldn’t continue to live the way I was.” Read more…