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In the Genes: doctor becomes patient after cancer diagnosis

Dr Jodie Fleming

The Standard, Saturday, 26th of January, 2019

A psychologist to oncology patients, Warrnambool’s Jodie Fleming had helped dozens of patients with their cancer fight but then it happened to her.

Jodie was diagnosed with breast cancer twice within the space of as many months.

After having cared for her husband through testicular cancer eight years earlier, she now faced her own rollercoaster ride of doctors’ appointments, tests, treatments and surgeries.

Jodie suddenly found herself the patient, not the doctor.

And it all came a month after her marriage had ended.

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