Cancer Australia has released new clinical guidance to assist health professionals in the management of women diagnosed with lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS).
Cancer Australia has awarded four new Ralph Lauren Pink Pony seeding grants to community organisations to support women with breast cancer in their local communities.
Cancer Australia’s 2017 Pink Ribbon Breakfast was held on Tuesday 3rd October. The Breakfast was hosted by our long-standing and generous Principal Supporter, the Macquarie Group Foundation.
At the Pink Ribbon Breakfast, Cancer Australia released "Lots to Live For" - a new breast awareness video designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to share with family and friends on social media.
"Lots to Live For" features NITV’s Marngrook Footy Show presenter Leila Gurruwiwi, and had been produced to put vital knowledge about the importance of breast awareness and early detection of breast cancer in the hands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and communities.
Speakers included Ann Weldon, Elder from Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council, Jacinta Elston, Associate Dean College of Medicine and Dentistry James Cook University and Sandra Miller, a breast cancer survivor. The Hon. Dr David Gillespie MP and Dr Helen Zorbas, CEO of Cancer Australia also spoke.
The Master of Ceremonies on the day was Natalie Ahmat, presenter, producer and journalist with NITV.
Special live performances by Leah Flanagan and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra.
Advanced breast cancer includes both locally advanced and metastatic breast cancer. The Clinical practice guidelines for the management of advanced breast cancer have been developed by a multidisciplinary working party, with cooperation from a range of special contributors. The guidelines are primarily intended for use by all health professionals involved in the management of women with advanced breast cancer.
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Cancer Australia is seeking comment on a new draft clinical practice guideline Recommendations for
The clinical practice guideline, Management of menopausal symptoms in women with a history of breast cancer (Published December 2016) provides evidence-based recommendations on the management of menopausal symptoms for all women, regardless of age, who have been treated for breast cancer.
BreastScreen Australia has extended its An Invitation That Could Save Your Life campaign to include women aged 70-74 from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
The Ralph Lauren Pink Pony Seeding Grants provide funding to support community based orgainsation to implement initiatives that aim to improve access t