A Canadian study published in the British Medical Journal has found women undergoing regular mammograms does not necessarily decrease the rate of breast cancer deaths, but Australian medical specialists from Cancer Council Australia and Westmead Breast Cancer Institute have disputed the findings.Read more...
In excess of 200 people attended the BCI's annual breakfast at Waterview, Olympic Park Sydney on 26th November. The breakfast, for people who have had breast cancer and their friends is held each year as a celebration of life after breast cancer. Guest speakers included yoga instructor Leigh Ridden and pathologist A Prof Rosemay Balleine. Leigh explained the benefits of yoga post breast cancer and led the group through some simple yoga activities.Read more...
On 11th and 12th October, Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) held a Tribute Field of Women in the Bennelong Garden close to the Opera House. Against the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour 15,000 pink lady sillouettes stood in a sea of colour to represent the 15,000 Australian women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Along side them were 2,700 white sillhouettes, a tribute to the 2,700 women who will lose their life to breast cancer this year. 125 blue sillhouettes represented the number of men who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year in Australia.Read more...
The annual Sydney Pink Ribbon Motorcycle Ride has raised $60,000 to assist the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute in the delivery of optimun care for patients in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.Read more...
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