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  • Monthly Breast Cancer Research Update – September 2016

    September 26th, 2016
    During September we saw some significant advances in breast cancer research. The effect of hormone replacement therapy on breast cancer growth, how breast cancer spreads throughout the body, and the genes responsible for resistance to tamoxifen were all in the headlines this month, and they are also promising areas of investigation funded by NBCF. Hormone ... Read more
  • Osteoporosis treatment may reduce breast cancer recurrence and metastasis, study finds

    September 26th, 2016
    In normal conditions, the RANK signalling pathway works to promote the development of the mammary gland in response to signals provided by female sex hormones, such as progesterone. This usually happens in all women during their menstrual cycles and during pregnancy, but if the RANK signalling becomes abnormal, the breast cells start reproducing rapidly when ... Read more
  • Breast cancer research student gets a boost

    September 19th, 2016
    Talented PhD student from Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Emma Nolan, has been awarded the inaugural Professor Joseph Sambrook PhD Student or Postdoctoral Fellow Award, supported by the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Emma received the award for her discovery that an existing medication may prevent breast cancer in women who carry the BRCA1 risk gene, which ... Read more
  • Life-long friends take on El Camino trek for breast cancer research

    September 13th, 2016
    In May 2017, Julie Curtis (54) and Karen James (55) will join a group of passionate supporters travelling to Spain as part of NBCF’s Path Towards a Cure: El Camino fundraising trek. We spoke to these incredible women about what motivated them to take on this amazing adventure for NBCF.
  • Monthly Breast Cancer Research Update – August 2016

    August 29th, 2016
    August was an interesting month for breast cancer research! Multiple studies revealed what genetic and DNA testing can tell us about breast cancer prevention and treatment. We learned that tumours can be made up of different types of cancer cells, and researchers are still trying to understand the implications of dense breast tissue. Cancer researchers ... 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
  • 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
  • Cairns’ famous ‘Adventuremumma’ is raising funds for NBCF

    September 19th, 2016
    47-year old Kate Richards and her family of four were chosen as Dometic Follow the Sun Ambassadors and have embarked on the 13-week expenses paid trip down the east coast of Australia in the NBCF’s show-stopping Pink Minnie caravan.
  • ghd provides styling tips for women going through breast cancer treatment

    September 5th, 2016
    Our Platinum Partner ghd, who has raised over $4 million for NBCF over the past 13 years, has now launched a new campaign ‘You Are Not Defined By Your Hair’ offering styling advice for women who are undergoing or recovering from treatment for breast cancer. Along with the other consequences of treatment, many of the ... 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

Event Calendar

september 2016

No Events

october 2016

8oct6:30 pm- 11:30 pmSilk Pink BallSilk Oil of Morocco6:30 pm - 11:30 pm Herston Rd Brisbane 4006Victoria Park Golf ComplexEvent Organized By: Silk Oil of Morocco
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

november 2016

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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 ...
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
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 ...