Entries by bRentN_lu@4102

Team Adem donates Samsung Tablets to Leukaemia Foundation

Lu and Brent on behalf of Team Adem recently donated two new Samsung tablets to the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland Support Services team. The tablets will assist staff to make an even greater difference out in the community. Support staff often travel to several different locations in a typical day, whether to visit a patient in their home, to […]

25 rounds of radiation

This week marked another important chapter in Lu’ s Breast Cancer journey. Last Tuesday Lu started her 25 rounds of radiation. Although Lu’s mastectomy removed her cancer, radiation & chemotherapy are given as an extra precautionary measure. In Lu’s case, the radiation is given while she is lying on her back and a specific area […]

SCHHS Blood Challenge saves 840 lives in two months

A huge congratulation and thank you to Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service for their amazing Blood Donation Challenge result. Incredibly, 280 lifesaving donations and 840 lives saved during September & October  – what an incredible effort!! Team Adem would like to thank all those who participated in the challenge and ask that you continue to roll […]

Another great Trivia Night Fundraiser

Team Adem’s 2015 Trivia Night Fundraiser held on Saturday, November 7th was another resounding success. The Hollywood themed event was packed with movie stars from yesteryear through to today. The Great Gatsby, Flintstones, Smurfs, The Blues Brothers, Grease, Despicable Me, 007, Pirates of the Carribean and those Vikings!!! – what a wild bunch. Even the […]

Lu’s last Chemo

I am happy to announce that I have just completed my 6 months of chemotherapy treatment. A big thank you to my amazing oncologist Dr Jeremy Long (pictured to my left) and to all the lovely nurses who treated me at Nambour Hospital’s Cancer Care Unit. I was treated with respect & professionalism and was […]

Miranda spends morning with her mum

Recently, Miranda spent the morning with her mum at the Cancer Care Unit at Nambour Hospital. Miranda kept Lu company during her 13th round of chemotherapy. Although starting to experience a number of unwanted side effects due to her prolonged treatment, Lu, as always is in great spirits & has only 3 rounds of chemo […]

Team Adem donates thermometers to Cancer Care Unit

Whilst visiting the hospital on Monday (5th) for another round of Lu’s weekly treatment, Lu & I donated 50 digital thermometers to the Cancer Care Unit at Nambour General Hospital – on behalf of Team Adem. The thermometers will be given to patients who are undergoing cancer treatment and don’t have a thermometer at home. […]

Team Adem Blood Donors save 10 000 lives in just 9 months

We are extremely excited to announce that the Team Adem Blood Donation Community has passed our ambitious 2015 goal in just 9 months…3 months sooner than expected! We would like to sincerely thank our blood donors who continue to roll up their sleeves in support of Team Adem and those who require lifesaving blood products. […]

Team Adem Donates 50 Massages to Cancer Patients

Last week Miranda, on behalf of Team Adem proudly handed over a cheque to purchase 50 Therapeutic Massages from the beautiful Bloomhill Cancer Care Centre in Buderim. The massages will be donated to Sunshine Coast adolescents & young adults (AYA) who are currently undergoing or recovering from cancer treatment. Pictured with Miranda is Michelle, one of the […]

Lu receives her first blood transfusion

Last Thursday (17th Sep) Lu became the 1 in 3 Australian who requires a blood product. She received her first blood transfusion as part of her ongoing treatment for Breast Cancer. Constant chemotherapy has started to take a toll on Lu’s blood cells with tiredness and dizzy spells becoming more frequent. It was only 8 […]