It's with mixed feelings that I write my last blog post as BCNA CEO. I’m sad to be leaving but excited to have more time to pursue my other interests.
It has been an absolute pleasure to be the CEO of BCNA for the last three years. I am pleased to be leaving the organisation in great shape with a team of wonderful staff and volunteers. I am very proud of BCNA's achievements over the past three years. We couldn't have done it without you. I now look forward to watching the organisation go from strength to strength.
I can't believe it's the 1st of December already and I'm starting to think about Christmas!
I hope wherever you're going to be and however you're feeling that you all have something nice planned with your family and friends?
If you're planning on putting your tree up this year you might like to know about the new handmade Christmas decorations you can order from BCNA.
We understand reconstruction isn't for every woman, but agree women should be aware of all the options available so they can make an informed decision.
With today being BRA DAY Australia (Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day) plastic surgeon Garry Buckland will be hosting a live Q&A on Facebook this evening at 7:30pm EDST to answer questions about reconstruction.
The latest edition of The Beacon and The Inside Story magazines are now available to either read online or download.
This edition focuses on 'Getting off the Couch' and includes:
We’re excited to becoming to Canberra!
On Thursday 27 November BCNA will be hosting a free Information Forum for women with early and secondary breast cancer.
The forum is for women, men and families affected by breast cancer and will highlight the medical, physical and emotional aspects of living well after a breast cancer diagnosis.
On Sunday 7 December 2014, thousands of women of all ages and fitness levels will unite in St Kilda’s Catani Gardens (Victoria) for the 2014 Sussan Women’s Fun Run.
The event is Australia’s largest women’s-only fun run and last year a record-breaking 6,500 participants raised an incredible $250,000 for Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA).
We hope to make this year’s Sussan Women’s Fun Run the biggest and best event yet! We’re encouraging all participants to go “pink for a purpose” and fundraise for BCNA.
As BCNA’s resident expert on all things Active & Well, I’m excited to let you know that our new Healthy eating and breast cancer booklet is available to download or to order online!
The Medline Pink Glove Dance Awards have come to an end and are thrilled to announce that Sydney Adventist Hospital won the competition and is generously donating their $10,000 prize to BCNA!
The SAN produced a video clip that tells the story of a patient’s cancer journey in a fun way involving hundreds of hospital staff from various departments. The video also featured members of the local community and students from the Wahroonga Adventist Primary School.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a time to acknowledge the significant impact breast cancer has on so many people right across Australia. It is a time to recongnise the women and men diagnosed with breast cancer, their family, friends and all those around them.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is almost here!
A number of regional and suburban newspapers are looking for local women to share their breast cancer story to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
We have had requests for women from the following areas: