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  • Genes linked to survival in breast cancer

    August 22nd, 2016
    Testing for the activity of two genes could help doctors identify women at an increased risk of dying from breast cancer, UK research suggests. Women whose tumours displayed a specific activity pattern were three times more likely to die within 10 years than those with a different pattern, a study has found. The two genes, ... Read more
  • How much exercise do you need to prevent breast cancer?

    August 17th, 2016
    There’s no doubt that regular exercise can help reduce your risk of serious health issues like colon cancer, breast cancer, diabetes, heart attacks and stroke. But new research reveals just how much exercise will make the most impact — and it’s a lot more than currently recommended. The World Health Organization says that you should ... Read more
  • Can wearable technology improve outcomes for breast cancer?

    August 12th, 2016
    It’s well known that women who exercise regularly after a breast cancer diagnosis have better health outcomes, including higher rates of survival. Unfortunately, few breast cancer patients actually do enough physical exercise to achieve these benefits. Research in this field has demonstrated that physical activity during and following breast cancer treatment is safe and effective, ... Read more
  • My 40 Year Milestone

    August 2nd, 2016
    As a 70 year old female I am about to enter my 41st year since I was diagnosed with breast cancer back in 1976. I felt I could not let this milestone pass without some sort of celebration. Inviting friends for lunch (one for each decade), I wore a purple jumper and lit a purple ... Read more
  • Monthly Breast Cancer Research Update – July 2016

    July 27th, 2016
    In July we saw important discoveries in breast cancer researcher that will help with diagnosis and treatment of the disease, as well as new information about whether certain lifestyles have an impact, such as stress, exercise and obesity. Stress and trauma are not causes of breast cancer, research rules Stress and traumatic events such as ... 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
  • 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
  • Bribie island local raising funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation

    August 1st, 2016
    Breast cancer survivor Peta Newcombe has broken the rules of the Dometic Follow the Sun competition to include a runner up category that will see the Bribie Island local travel around Australia for the road trip of a lifetime to raise funds and awareness for the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). With an application that ... Read more
  • 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.

Event Calendar

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october 2016

15oct9:00 am- 10:00 amGirls Day OutA fantastic day out on the water with a short kayak paddle up the Clyde River in Nelligen, just a few kms from the heart of Batemans Bay9:00 am - 10:00 am AEST NSW 2536The Nelligen Big 4 Caravan ParkEvent Organized By: Sharon Piert & Jennie Wearing
28oct6:00 pm- 11:55 pmThink Pink 2016Breast Cancer Charity Ball6:00 pm - 11:55 pm AEST 65 Ramsay Road, Five Dock, 2046 NSWMediterranean HouseEvent Organized By: Vanessa Mancuso
30oct7:30 am- 9:00 amJogs For JugsOne country running on one day7:30 am - 9:00 am AEST Across Australia – please see website for locationsEvent Organized By: Peta Burton

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David Jones Intimate Apparel Campaign
Save 20% when you buy TWO or more bras^ and David Jones will donate 5% of bra sales to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Offer valid between 6th – 21st August ...
ghd Electric Pink Collection
Limited edition ghd platinum® electric pink styler  and roll bag Our no compromise styler with ghd’s patented tri-zone® technology in limited edition electric pink. ...
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 ...