• Mark Sunday 8 May 2016 on your calendar, and register now for the Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic (MDC), the largest annual fun run and walk for breast cancer research.

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  • NBCF funding leads to Australia’s first breast cancer prevention treatment listed on PBS

    April 28th, 2016
    Thanks in part to funding from the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), tamoxifen is the first breast cancer prevention treatment to be added to the Australian Government’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Tamoxifen (which is the generic name for Nolvadex-D) is already standard treatment for women with hormone receptive breast cancers and is prescribed for at ... Read more
  • Breast cancer gene linked to lower ovarian egg count in women

    April 21st, 2016
    Women with a gene mutation known to increase their cancer risk may have fewer eggs in their ovaries which may have implications for family planning, according to a study published overnight in the leading scientific journal Human Reproduction. The international study led by Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Oncologist and National Breast Cancer Foundation Fellow Professor Kelly-Anne Phillips checked ... Read more
  • Scientists identify new genetic drivers of breast cancer

    April 7th, 2016
    A scientist at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute has co-led a major international study which has identified 26 genetic variants, or genetic ‘typos’, which predispose women to developing different subtypes of breast cancer. The study, which examined DNA from nearly 119 000 women, has been published in the prestigious journal Nature Genetics. It was funded ... Read more
  • “This trip has changed my life — I know now I am capable of anything.”

    March 18th, 2016
    You may not think you know me; but you do. I am the soccer mum;  the one chasing the toddler off the field; the one at kiss and drop. I am also the one diagnosed with breast cancer at 41. It was a Monday afternoon when I took a phone call from my surgeon. “Your ... Read more
  • NBCF has a strong year with successful fundraising strategy

    December 18th, 2015
    At NBCF we believe research is the most effective way to end deaths from breast cancer. NBCF research has helped develop better therapies, improve understanding of how breast cancer grows, discovered possible ways to stop the spread to other areas, and improved treatment outcomes, quality of life and survival rates for women with breast cancer. ... Read more
  • Trek Towards A Cure – Peru 2015 by Angela Cartwright

    November 30th, 2015
    One of our incredible Peru trekkers Angela Cartwright wrote a poem, which reflects on her amazing journey with 12 other passionate women to the beautiful Lost City of Machu Picchu
  • 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.

Event Calendar

may 2016

8may10:00 am- 6:00 pmMother's Day High Tea in the ParkTake your mums out10:00 am - 6:00 pm Fitzroy Gardens, VICTORIAThe Old BandstandEvent Organized By: Alison Bui
11may - 13may 111:00 ammay 13Emma and Jessica's Ladies Night1:00 am - 1:00 am (13) TBCEvent Organized By: Emma Kastes

june 2016

24junAll DayReal Men Wear Pink DayAre you man enough? (All Day: friday)

july 2016

24jul11:30 am- 5:30 pmThink Pink CupA Fantastic day out at UBET Park Hobart11:30 am - 5:30 pm 6 Goodwood Road, Elwick, Tasmania 7010UBET Park HobartEvent Organized By: Judi Adams

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ghd Vintage Pink Styling Range
ghd is encouraging women to show that their hair cares this season, with the new ghd vintage pink styling range to raise funds for breast cancer research. The limited edi ...
Silk Oil of Morocco Range
Argan Vegan Lip Balm combines plant conditioning waxes enhanced with nourishing Certified Organic Argan Oil, Jojoba and Castor Seed Oils and vitamin E to help provide li ...
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 ...