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Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021

October 1, 2021
Breast cancer awareness month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021 is this month, October. Having lost my Mum to breast cancer over 36 years ago, I know the importance of being breast aware. Do you? I support the Mater Chicks in Pink and every year my daughter and I run in the Annual Mother’s Day Classic Run in memory of my Mum. According to Cancer Australia, Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in Australian women (apart from melonoma). Survival rates are improving…

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Go Pink for Breast Cancer Research
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Going Pink for Breast Cancer Research

Zero deaths from breast cancer by 2030. Isn’t that a fantastic goal and I’m taking part in helping to make that happen. During June 3 – 9, the National Breast Cancer Foundation is challenging the men and women of Australia to GO PINK in…

May 23, 2019
Mother's Day Classic 2018 in Pictures
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Mother’s Day Classic 2018 in Pictures

It’s Mother’s Day 2018 and for me that means starting my day running in the Mother’s Day Classic in Brisbane.  I run the event each year with my daughter, in memory of my Mum, who lost her battle with breast cancer 32 years ago. …

May 13, 2018
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Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  and the important message is that all women and men should be aware and informed about this disease. This is a very personal cause for me, as I lost my darling Mother to this horrible disease nearly 30…

October 1, 2015
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When Was Your Last Mammogram?

A friend recently told me she had a recent scare during her last mammogram.  What she thought was going to be a routine mammogram check taking around half an hour, turned into 3 hours!  They had discovered some anomalies showing in her x-rays and…

May 19, 2015