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News item posted on 8 February, 2018

$6.95M radiotherapy win for region

The new GenesisCare radiotherapy service to be introduced to Shepparton is a positive step for the region which will benefit over 300 locals who travel out of Shepparton for their radiotherapy treatment annually.

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FOR local resident, Rosie Roberts the soon to be established $6.95M radiotherapy service provided by GenesisCare in Shepparton will come too late. While by the time it opens in Shepparton it is hoped she will have already beaten her breast cancer, Rosie says it is positive that the region will finally have a service available that was long overdue.

Having been diagnosed with HER2 breast cancer in March this year, Rosie had her first chemotherapy treatment in April, and following her final treatment in October and a lumpectomy operation last month, she now has to undergo radiation therapy, but in order to do that, she has to travel to and from Bendigo every day for at least three weeks.

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