May “Cissie” Burr turned 100 on 10th August and Prof. Boyages was there to help her celebrate. Cissie first came to Westmead BCI at the age of 93 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Cissie has always been a keen dancer, and tap danced at the annual BCI breakfast at the age of 95. She is one the BCI's oldest patients. Congratulations on reaching 100 Cissie!
Read more about the amazing Cissie in the Parramatta Advertiser Article.
Dedicated Sydney Motorcyclists Colour Club Marconi Pink for the 10th Pink Ribbon Motorcycle Ride!On Sunday the 24th October 2010, despite grey skies and persistent rain, Club Marconi in Bossley Park came alive to the roar of approximately 400 dedicated motorcycles! In excess of $40,000 was raised for Breast Cancer Awareness and the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute in donations. Read more...
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The Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA) is delighted to notify consumers and health practitioners of the launch of their National Lymphoedema Practitioners Register (NLPR).Read more...
$1 Million fundraising goal achieved to put mobile breast cancer screening van for Western Sydney on road by next year.Read more...
Aspirin is well known for its benefits in reducing the risk of stroke and heart disease. New research suggests that regular aspirin use could increase breast cancer survival. Aspirin is known to have anti-inflammatory effects which inhibit production of substances such as prostaglandins which are also produced in greater amounts by tumours.Read more...
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