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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.
  • New trial aims to improve sexual wellbeing in women after breast cancer

    July 15th, 2016
    A little talked about side effect of breast cancer treatment can leave women experiencing pain during sex which affects their ability to be intimate with their partners. After being diagnosed and enduring chemotherapy, surgery and radiation, some women with a particular type of tumour must also take ongoing treatment for at least five years to ... Read more
  • Researcher develops new, non-invasive method to wipe out cancerous tumours

    July 11th, 2016
    A newly patented method to kill cancer cells may be of tremendous help people with inoperable or hard-to-reach tumours, as well as patients who have reached the limit of their treatment options. An associate professor in the University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Biology, Matthew Gdovin’s top-tier research involves injecting a chemical compound, ... Read more
  • New technology will help surgeons remove all traces of breast cancer

    June 30th, 2016
    Up to one in four women undergoing breast conserving cancer surgery has to undergo a second operation to remove further tissue as small traces of tumour may have been left behind. However, research funded by the National Breast Cancer Foundation is developing new technology that aims to ensure the entire tumour is removed during initial surgery, avoiding ... 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.

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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

september 2016

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