An Important Message from the John Logan Foundation

An Important Message from the John Logan Foundation   Over the last eight years, the John Logan Foundation has helped 420 Australians with cancer, providing more than $1.2million in ‘Gift of Hope’ grants towards non-PBS treatments. From its inception, the Board has taken the view to support as many people as possible; in turn, giving […]

Patient Stories

Jenny’s Story

JENNY’S STORY After experiencing worsening back pain and severe indigestion for about 12 months, followed by subsequent investigations, my husband Don was diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer in December 2011.  He was instantly put under the care of an excellent gastrointestinal surgeon who, after consultation with his colleagues, suggested the only chance of reducing the size […]

Hayden & Aimee Blackmore

Hayden and Friends Raise More Than $4,500!

Hayden — What An Inspiration! On the sunny morning of Saturday, 30 June in Maroubra NSW, fifteen-year-old Hayden Blackmore shaved his head to raise money for the John Logan Foundation. This is the third time Hayden has done this since 2014. He and his younger sister, Aimee, lost their mum that year to aggressive pancreatic […]

Sue's Story
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Sue’s Story

SUE’S STORY Earlier this year (2018), I consulted my GP about a mild but persistent pain on the right side of my abdomen which made taking deep breaths difficult. I thought it might have been a lung infection which required antibiotics. After a CT scan showed some nodules external to the liver and in the […]

John Logan and friends

Today Marks John Logan’s Ten Year Anniversary

Remembering John Ten Years On Today marks the 10th anniversary of our namesake, John Logan. There is no doubt John would be thrilled to know the Foundation has helped 415 Australians with $1.23million of funding towards non-PBS cancer treatment to date. We would not have achieved these results without John’s foresight and the dedicated Board […]


Hayden to Shave His Head for the Third Time

Hayden Is Doing It Again! Fifteen-year-old Hayden Blackmore will be shaving his head for the THIRD TIME this Saturday to honour his mum Jennifer, and in his words, “to give back to the John Logan Foundation.” The event will take place at Heffron Park Netball Courts, 417-439R Bunnerong Rd, Maroubra at 11:10am. There will also […]

Rebecca and her family
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Rebecca’s Story

REBECCA’S STORY I am 48 years old and am a wife, a mum, a step mum, a nana, an aunt, a great aunt, a daughter, a sister and a friend. I also have liver cancer. After a barrage of tests in January, I was faced with my own mortality. It is a very frightening place […]


‘Gift of Hope’ Gala Cancelled

‘Gift of Hope’ Gala Cancelled As the focus of the John Logan Foundation is on raising funds to deliver much needed ‘Gifts of Hope’ to people with Gastrointestinal Cancers, the Foundation’s Board has decided its fundraising focus for 2018 will be on more personal relationships with our supporters rather than larger events. ‘Gifts of Hope’ […]

Ingrid and Paige
Patient Stories

Ingrid’s Story

INGRID’S STORY My name is Ingrid and I have stage IV terminal Cholangiocarcinoma. I am a 44-year-old mum with three adult children. I was diagnosed in late 2015 and had a liver resection almost immediately following my diagnosis, as a lifesaving surgery. Unfortunately, this wasn’t to be and after six months of hard work recovering […]