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Fabulous Foundation Fundraiser in Adelaide

Mr Viet in James Place Adelaide hosted a fabulous cocktail function on Wednesday, 31 May to raise funds for the Foundation for Breast Cancer Care. Guests were treated to special Vietnamese traditional recipes not available on the regular menu. The proprietors Viet and Lee welcomed guests and excelled in the delicious food prepared which was [...]

2018-11-27T13:48:46+00:00August 16th, 2017|

Melbourne 40th Birthday Bash Raises Funds for the FFBCC

It was a great pleasure to host my 40th birthday party on May 20th, 2017. Having been diagnosed and treated for early stage breast cancer in 2015, I decided that in lieu of birthday gifts I would ask guests to donate to the Foundation for Breast Cancer Care. Not only did this result in [...]

2018-11-27T13:48:47+00:00August 16th, 2017|

Art Auction at the Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre

On November 25th the Foundation hosted an Art Auction at the Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre, http://www.karlangu.com.  The Karlangu Art Gallery is owned by the family of BreastSurgANZ Post Fellowship Trainee, Dr Fred Azimi. All who attended indicated the event was a spectacular success. The Ambassadors for the Foundation were prominent, with both Miss Heather [...]

2018-11-27T13:48:47+00:00March 10th, 2017|

The Foundation for Breast Cancer Care Report 2017, by the Chair

The Foundation for Breast Cancer Care Report February 2017 Last year the Foundation for Breast Cancer Care has had a great year in it's short history. Propelling itself off the back of successful fundraising events at the FFBCC Launch, in 2014 on the Gold Coast, and the Black and White [...]

2018-11-27T13:48:47+00:00March 10th, 2017|

Melbourne Private Dinner – A Wonderful Evening and a Great Success

On 13th of October, 2016 the Foundation for Breast Cancer Care hosted an intimate and exclusive dinner in Melbourne to mark Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day. The dinner was the first dinner in the boardroom at Lorbek Luxury Cars.  Fourteen guests from the Melbourne business community attended and were chauffeured [...]

2018-11-27T13:48:47+00:00March 10th, 2017|

RACS Post Op Podcast by Dr Chantel Thornton regarding the highest standard of care

Revolutionising treatments for breast cancer patients Research, new medicines and the latest surgical options are revolutionising outcomes for breast cancer patients, according to leading breast cancer surgeon Dr Chantel Thornton. In celebration of International Womens’ Day, Dr Thornton will be sharing her story at the Clifford Craig Luncheon in Launceston, [...]

2018-11-27T13:48:47+00:00March 10th, 2017|

Castellorizian Association of NSW and the Castellorizian Ladies for Welfare Society Partners with Foundation for Breast Care Care

A successful and glamorous event was held in Sydney at the Centennial Parklands on the 17th August with the Castellorizian Association of NSW and the Castellorizian Ladies for Welfare Society . Over 140 attendees passion about the breast cancer care cause mingled and networked with speakers Prof John Boyages and [...]

2018-11-27T13:48:47+00:00November 18th, 2015|

Breast Cancer Surgery – Update 2014 – by A/Prof Chris Pyke

Introduction Although surgery for breast cancer was first standardized in the 1880s my Halstead, there has been steady progress in improving the indications, extent and surgical techniques for treating breast cancer ever since. Just as with other solid tissue tumours, there remains a reliance on the curative effects of surgery, [...]

2018-11-27T13:48:48+00:00April 11th, 2015|