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  • New study shows early detection is vital to avoid relapse

    August 15th, 2017
    Researchers in Britain have shown that cancer cells escape the breast at a late stage of tumour development, rather than during the early stages. This reinforces the knowledge that detecting, diagnosing and treating breast cancer early is essential to saving lives from breast cancer. Catching breast cancer at this early stage means the tumour does ... Read more
  • Pioneering test can predict whether breast cancer will return

    August 9th, 2017
    A pioneering test could be used to predict whether breast cancer will return (metastasise), according to the results of a new study. Patients with clustered immune cells, known as ‘hotspots’, were 25 per cent more likely to relapse within 10 years. The likelihood of cancer returning within five years was 23 per cent higher in women with ... Read more
  • Monthly breast cancer research update – July 2017

    August 4th, 2017
    In July, breast cancer researchers made strong progress in better understanding the biology of breast cancer – how it grows and spreads, the role stem calls play, how cancer cells can trick healthy cells. They also gave hope to many women with triple negative breast cancer confirming that an emerging type of new treatment may ... Read more
  • Margo’s incredible journey

    August 18th, 2017
    After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 at only 32 years old, Margo and her four sisters decided to host their first Pink Ribbon Breakfast in 2007. Together they organised a small fundraiser with friends and family in the backyard to help others, give back and raise  funds for breast cancer research. The event ... Read more
  • What Will You Tri For? Fiona Does It For Her Mum.

    August 16th, 2017
    National Breast Cancer Foundation is one of the official charity partners for Australia’s most-loved sporting events – the Noosa Triathlon. Every year a team of dedicated fundraisers take on the Tri as part of Team NBCF in support of life-changing breast cancer research, with a fundraising goal of $1,500. In 2016, Fiona Blakeley was one of those people. ... Read more
  • Five friends and the Great Wall of China

    July 12th, 2017
    “We all have two lives. The second one begins when we realise we only have one.’’ This Confucius quote rung true for Di, Sue, Sandra, Liz and Kim, who after being touched by breast cancer decided to embark on the adventure of a lifetime as part of our Steps Towards a Cure: Great Wall Trek ... Read more
  • Dr. Deshpande talks about chemotherapy resistance in the treatment of breast cancer

    July 31st, 2016
    Since her interest in science at school in India, Dr Chandrika Deshpande’s passion has grown into a career that helps people live longer healthier lives. Today she conducts research at the Centenary Institute in Sydney, and with funding from NBCF she’s looking into the complexities of chemotherapy resistance in the treatment of breast cancer. She ... 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
  • ghd celebrates a 14 year ‘pink partnership’

    July 20th, 2017
    ghd and the National Breast CancerFoundation are celebrating a 14 year ‘pink partnership’ ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Ghd has raised a total of $4.1 million for NBCF. ghd Australia and NZ Managing Director Ludovic Dellazzeri said that the lead-up to October marks an important time for ghd with the launch of ... Read more
  • Tis the season to find your ‘Sewmate’ and make a Christmas memory

    December 7th, 2016
    Brother Australia has been a corporate partner of the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) since 2014, and in 2016 alone they have raised over $100,000 for life-changing research. This Christmas, they have a fun Sewmate quiz so that you too can find your perfect partner and be in with the chance to win some fantastic prizes.
  • Sheldon & Hammond show their dedication

    November 9th, 2016
    A partner since 2005, homewares company Sheldon & Hammond, is celebrating more than a decade of fruitful partnership with NBCF. During this time Sheldon & Hammond has raised over $800,000 for vital breast cancer research and continues to donate funds to NBCF from their range of Scanpan, Cuisinart and associated products. Throughout the partnership Sheldon ... Read more
  • How personalised treatment makes such a difference for breast cancer survival

    August 16th, 2017
    The term ‘personalised treatment’ is based on the idea that by understanding the genetic makeup of a person’s disease, treatments can be more accurately tailored to them. This approach is also referred to as ‘precision medicine’. Not all breast cancer tumours are the same, in fact, there are quite a few subtypes of breast cancer ... Read more
  • Monthly breast cancer research update – July 2017

    August 4th, 2017
    In July, breast cancer researchers made strong progress in better understanding the biology of breast cancer – how it grows and spreads, the role stem calls play, how cancer cells can trick healthy cells. They also gave hope to many women with triple negative breast cancer confirming that an emerging type of new treatment may ... Read more
  • Breast cancer researcher answers live questions on metastatic breast cancer

    August 3rd, 2017
    Up to a third of breast cancers can return later in life and the survival rate is alarmingly low when it does. It’s not only researchers who have questions on how to improve these figures, many in the community also want answers about metastatic breast cancer. To help provide some clarity and answer questions from ... Read more

Event Calendar

august 2017

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september 2017

2sep9:00 pm- 3:00 amBoogie For Boobies9:00 pm - 3:00 am Pitt Street SydneyCivic UndergroundEvent Organized By: Flynn O’Byrne-Inglis
23sep10:00 amPink Ribbon Cup RacedayCelebrating 10 years10:00 am Racecourse Dr, Bundall QLD 4217Gold Coast Turf ClubEvent Organized By: Robyn Cameron

october 2017

29oct7:00 am- 8:30 amJog for Jugs Australiawww.jogforjugs.org.au7:00 am - 8:30 am Please see website for individual event locationsEvent Organized By: Peta Burton
31oct7:15 am- 9:15 amGlobal Illumination 20177:15 am - 9:15 am Astral Room, Crown PerthEvent Organized By: Tanja Voss

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Lombard
Lombard have a range of pink ribbon products to cater for all your event needs.  20% from the sale of each item will be donated to NBCF. For more information please visi ...
Pink blush ghd platinum® styler
Limited edition pink blush ghd platinum® styler and roll bag $325, $20 donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation Our award-winning no compromise styler is now av ...
Adairs Pink Products
The Mercer + Reid ‘Tea Rose’ Home Fragrance Range is our signature pink product, with all net proceeds donated directly to the NBCF. This beautiful candle and diff ...