All breast cancer articles
Fun night out in the pink
Monday, 9th November, 2015
Pink October is over and the local Breast Cancer Support group has held a dinner to wind it up.
Members, family and friends celebrated at the Democratic Club and also held an auction.
The club itself formed a table and made the winning bid, effectively giving a donation to the cause.
Cancer conference arms
Monday, 12th November, 2012
Kerri with more tools Kerri Baker joined 600 breast cancer survivors in Sydney recently for a breast cancer national conference.
Breast Cancer Network Australia's Local Community Liaison, Kerri attended the Strength to Strength: Breast Cancer Network Australia's National Conference 2012.
She is now armed with three new resources on physical activity, menopause and hormone therapy to help other local women after breast cancer.
Morning tea a sell out
Friday, 26th October, 2012
By Emily Roberts
The Pink Ribbon Morning Tea held at the Barrier Daily Truth yesterday was an outstanding success that left organisers tickled pink.
BDT Advertising Representative, Samantha Matten, hosted the morning tea and she and the BDT's front office staff baked the cakes and pastries to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
See the Pink Ladies in the park
Saturday, 26th May, 2012
By Emily Roberts
More than 100 Pink Lady silhouettes will be on display in Sturt Park tomorrow as a show of support for women and families affected by breast cancer.
The display will be on after the Breast Cancer Support Group’s Fun Run in the morning.
Community Liaison officer with Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA), Kerri Baker, said the silhouettes will be placed around the park and near the rotunda.
Breast care nurse is here to help
Monday, 26th March, 2012
Breast cancer sufferers have been assured that they still have the support of the Royal Flying Doctor’s new breast care nurse, Jo Beven.
Ms Beven spoke to members of the Breast Cancer Support Group last week about what her new role as a McGrath Foundation and Elders breast care nurse entails and how she can help support those in remission and currently suffering.
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women, with 12,567 diagnosed in 2007 alone.
By the age of 85, one in nine women will have been diagnosed with the disease.