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Raising awareness, building trust and improving outcomes for Aboriginal women;stage 1

The Foundation and The Poche Centre for Indigenous Health will partner with one Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (ACCHSs) to develop a map of the healthcare pathways for breast cancer screening,diagnosis,treatment and long term care. This map would be designed such that it could be adapted to other settings and [...]

2018-12-02T10:12:34+00:00December 2nd, 2018|

GO PINK DAY – Medtronic Hosts event for FFBCC

A fabulous day was hosted by the team at Medtronic Sydney in October. GO PINK DAY saw the offices of Medtronic turn PINK to raise awareness regarding Breast Cancer. Medtronic, a long supporter of the beast cancer care arena, provided a creative PINK morning tea for their staff. Special guest [...]

2018-11-27T13:48:46+00:00November 9th, 2017|

Report of the Launch of the novel ‘DUSTY PINK’ by author Louise Kim 

Isolation is a concept very familiar to Louise Kim, author of Dusty Pink. Louise, known to her friends as Lee, grew up experiencing remote and isolated properties in South Africa. In her adult life in Australia she has travelled extensively across the length and breadth of outback Australia. When Dusty [...]

2018-11-27T13:48:46+00:00September 28th, 2017|

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|