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A research project funded by NBCF is on the verge of a significant breakthrough prevention and treatment of secondary breast cancer.
  • ‘Holy grail’ of breast cancer prevention in high-risk women may be in sight

    June 21st, 2016
    Australian researchers have discovered that an existing medication could have promise in preventing breast cancer in women carrying a faulty BRCA1 gene. People who carry a faulty BRCA1 gene are at high risk of developing aggressive breast cancer. Currently many women with a gene mutation choose surgical removal of their breast tissue and ovaries to reduce their ... Read more
  • Science explained: Why finding a cure for breast cancer is more complicated than it sounds

    June 7th, 2016
    Our goal is that by 2030 there will be zero deaths from breast cancer. This is a goal that would see more women (and men) living longer with breast cancer, and empower them with a greater quality of life. While more women are surviving an initial diagnosis of breast cancer — nine out of 10 ... Read more
  • NBCF-funded researchers identify potential anti-cancer target

    June 7th, 2016
    University of Queensland researchers have discovered a key driver in the development of most cancers, including breast, lung, liver and ovarian cancers. UQ Diamantina Institute researcher Dr Pascal Duijf said the discovery could be the foundation for improved cancer diagnosis, new treatments and better assessment of a patient’s prognosis. “My team has discovered excessively high ... Read more
  • Princess Alexandra in the pink for a good cause

    June 20th, 2016
    Early Sunday morning in the Jack Shield gardens (Victoria) the Alexandra She-Shed girls wrapped Princess Alexandra in a spectacular and warm, pink shawl.  The purpose was to make the Princess the focus of fund raising for breast and ovarian cancer during the 20th Truck, Ute and Rod show. The driving force behind the project is ... Read more
  • SoBrave calendar – Empowering young Australian breast cancer survivors

    June 2nd, 2016
    Rachelle Panitz, a breast cancer survivor, has brought together 12 other women affected by the disease to put together So Brave, a creative fundraising calendar for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • Hope Shines Through

    May 16th, 2016
    Almost two years ago I sat opposite my specialist as the most devastating words came out of his mouth. “It’s the worst news imaginable,” he said as he revealed I had secondary breast cancer. He told me I would have just weeks to live without treatment, and a maximum of one year with treatment. As ... Read more
  • Professor Kirill Alexandrov puts a spotlight on breast cancer research

    February 4th, 2016
    Professor Kirill Alexandrov, an NBCF-funded researcher at The University of Queensland, approaches breast cancer research from a biotechnology perspective – looking at how technology can help us better understand our bodies and detect abnormalities in simple yet effective ways. Professor Alexandrov’s team at UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience and Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology ... Read more
  • Dr Adrian Wiegmans puts a spotlight on breast cancer research

    February 4th, 2016
    Dr Adrian Wiegmans is a NBCF-funded researcher working at QIMR Berghofer in Queensland. Dr Wiegmans and his team are looking at designing new small molecule drugs to help treat metastatic breast cancer by targeting a particular gene that is over expressed in metastatic forms of breast cancer. In this video, Adrian talks about his research, ... Read more
  • Professor Alpha Yap says thank you to NBCF supporters

    February 4th, 2016
    Professor Alpha Yap, is a Group leader at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of Queensland. He is also the recipient of two NBCF-funded research grants. Professor Yap says “my lab focuses on breast cancer because it is a fundamental disease that has huge implications for women’s health”.
  • Annual Professionals WA Pink Ribbon Breakfast

    November 6th, 2015
    Our Diamond partner, Professionals held their annual WA Pink Ribbon Breakfast on October 9th, raising in excess of $60,000 for NBCF. Professionals have been our Pink Diamond Partners since 2003 and continue to raise much needed funds each year. Nationally they have raised in excess of $2.7m since our partnership began.
  • An Evening to Remember: Feast with Cook 4 a Cure

    July 15th, 2015
    On Monday 25th May 2015, NBCF’s corporate partners Double A and 4 Ingredients joined forces to hold an interactive cooking class at the Sydney Seafood School in Pyrmont.
  • A weekend of deliciousness at Cake Bake & Sweets Show Sydney

    July 15th, 2015
    Sydneysiders were treated to a delicious weekend at the Cake Bake & Sweets Show, held at Olympic Park in Sydney.

Event Calendar

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july 2016

24jul11:30 am- 5:30 pmMMIB Think Pink CupA Fantastic day out at UBET Park Hobart11:30 am - 5:30 pm 6 Goodwood Road, Elwick, Tasmania 7010UBET Park HobartEvent Organized By: Judi Adams

august 2016

6aug - 7aug 61:00 amaug 7Chris MacKinnon Memorial Weekend1:00 am - 1:00 am (7) Lyneham National Hockey CentreEvent Organized By: Hockey ACT
6aug1:00 am- 1:00 amConcert 4 Cancer1:00 am - 1:00 am Poona Centenary HallEvent Organized By: Rocket & Ally

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ghd Vintage Pink Styling Range
ghd is encouraging women to show that their hair cares this season, with the new ghd vintage pink styling range to raise funds for breast cancer research. The limited edi ...
Silk Oil of Morocco Range
Argan Vegan Lip Balm combines plant conditioning waxes enhanced with nourishing Certified Organic Argan Oil, Jojoba and Castor Seed Oils and vitamin E to help provide li ...
Adairs Pink Products
For the month of October our new platinum partner Adairs will donate $10 from every purchase of selected pink products to NBCF. The range includes their best selling prod ...