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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.
  • Researchers aim to overcome treatment resistance in breast cancer

    May 24th, 2016
    There is no question that breast cancer treatments save lives, but cancer is clever and can develop resistance, lie dormant and evade most of the treatments provided today. That means that for some women and men their chemo, tamoxifen, Herceptin and aromatase inhibitor treatments may work well initially, but over time become less effective at ... Read more
  • How does genetic sequencing help medical research?

    May 18th, 2016
    We know that unless we’re an identical twin, we’re each genetically unique. Genes work together to direct the growth, development and maintenance of our mind and body. Until recently that information has been interesting biologically but not particularly useful for anything to do with our general health. Now, thanks to ever-advancing technology, we can ‘read’ ... Read more
  • 2016 federal election submission for breast cancer strategy

    May 18th, 2016
    NBCF and Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) have delivered a joint submission to the two major parties contesting the 2016 federal election, calling for the development of a national cancer strategy in response to the increasing incidence of cancer in Australia. There have been significant successes and promising discoveries in breast cancer that are or ... Read more
  • 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
  • “This trip has changed my life — I know now I am capable of anything.”

    March 18th, 2016
    You may not think you know me; but you do. I am the soccer mum;  the one chasing the toddler off the field; the one at kiss and drop. I am also the one diagnosed with breast cancer at 41. It was a Monday afternoon when I took a phone call from my surgeon. “Your ... Read more
  • NBCF has a strong year with successful fundraising strategy

    December 18th, 2015
    At NBCF we believe research is the most effective way to end deaths from breast cancer. NBCF research has helped develop better therapies, improve understanding of how breast cancer grows, discovered possible ways to stop the spread to other areas, and improved treatment outcomes, quality of life and survival rates for women with breast cancer. ... 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.

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june 2016

24junAll DayReal Men Wear Pink DayAre you man enough? (All Day: friday)

july 2016

24jul11:30 am- 5:30 pmThink 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

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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 ...