Lisa Chesters talks about cancer diagnosis

Bendigo MP Lisa Chesters had sought medical advice for a certain spot on her eyeball before, but when her colleagues started commenting on it, she decided to get a second opinion.

“I remember really clearly (Bill Shorten) saying ‘That looks really sore, are you OK?’” Ms Chesters said.

And it is lucky she did get that second opinion: the spot turned out to be a rare cancer called conjuctival melanoma, for which she is still undergoing treatment.

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By Natalie Croxon - Bendigo Advertiser

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