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  • New class of metastatic breast cancer drugs has less side-effects

    July 18th, 2017
    An exciting new class of drugs for treating metastatic breast cancer, known as cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) inhibitors, are confirmed to have manageable side-effects and be well tolerated, according to a new comprehensive study. The excitement surrounding CDK inhibitors is due to their great potential for treating the most common type of breast cancer known as ... Read more
  • Chemotherapy before breast cancer surgery might fuel metastasis, says new research

    July 12th, 2017
    When breast cancer patients get chemotherapy before surgery to remove their tumour, it can make remaining malignant cells spread to distant sites, resulting in incurable metastatic cancer, according to the results of a new study. The main goal of pre-operative (neoadjuvant) chemotherapy for breast cancer is to shrink tumours so women can have a lumpectomy ... Read more
  • Monthly breast cancer research update – June 2017

    July 4th, 2017
    Exciting results from breast cancer research in June included promising announcements of more funding for improving breast cancer surgery, better understanding of why young women get breast cancer and promising news about future treatments for breast cancers caused by a mutation in the BRCA genes. It’s great to see researchers here in Australia and around ... 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
  • Sandy, Sue & Will Join Team NBCF for City2Surf to Leave a Family Legacy

    July 4th, 2017
    Devastated after seeing their two sisters Cath and Jen diagnosed with breast cancer just weeks apart, Susan, Sandy and Will felt compelled to join Team NBCF at the 2015 City2Surf to raise funds dedicated to breast cancer research.   “We have a strong family history of breast cancer but we were devastated that it could ... Read more
  • Get your pink race outfit ready – the 10th Pink Ribbon Cup Raceday is around the corner!

    July 3rd, 2017
    This year celebrates the 10th anniversary of the largest fundraising event in Queensland for the National Breast Cancer Foundation – the Pink Ribbon Cup Raceday! This must attend fundraising event on the Gold Coast is a regular in the NBCF calendar and has raised an unbelievable $90,503 for breast cancer research last year! The woman ... 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
  • What we know about breast density as a risk factor for breast cancer

    July 14th, 2017
    As we know more about the causes of breast cancer, it’s becoming clear that it’s not only faulty genes and lifestyle factors that are to blame. ‘Breast density’ is also becoming a familiar phrase for those talking about who is at risk of developing breast cancer. We know that an Australian woman has a 12.5 ... Read more
  • What one researcher is doing to improve breast cancer detection

    July 11th, 2017
    Professor Martin Ebert from the Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital and University of Western Australia has been funded by the National Breast Cancer Foundation to investigate an innovative new way to detect breast cancer – his project has the potential to help younger women get a clearer diagnosis and detect breast cancer earlier when treatments are ... Read more
  • Monthly breast cancer research update – June 2017

    July 4th, 2017
    Exciting results from breast cancer research in June included promising announcements of more funding for improving breast cancer surgery, better understanding of why young women get breast cancer and promising news about future treatments for breast cancers caused by a mutation in the BRCA genes. It’s great to see researchers here in Australia and around ... Read more

Event Calendar

july 2017

23jul2:00 pmPink Ribbon High TeaAn Elegant Afternoon Tea with Friends2:00 pm Level 1, Crown Towers 8 Whiteman Street SouthbankThe River RoomEvent Organized By: Di Fincher

august 2017

5aug - 6aug 59:00 amaug 6Chris MacKinnon Memorial WeekendWhere Hockey ACT turns pink in to raise funds and awareness of breast cancer.9:00 am - 8:00 pm (6) 196 Mouat St Lyneham, ACT 2602National Hockey CentreEvent Organized By: Emily Cheyne

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

PARTNERS

PINK PRODUCTS

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 ...