Programs and Initiatives
Learn more about Pink Hope’s programs, support services and educational campaigns, find out how you can get involved today.
Our program and support services ensure we are enabling all Australians to assess, understand and reduce their risk of breast and ovarian cancer, while providing personalised support to at-risk women.
Here we highlight each of our lifesaving programs, campaigns and services.
The Pink Hope online assessment tool will help you determine your risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer based on your family health history.
Pink Hope’s Education and Health Days will consist of events for those at increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer who want to learn more about how to manage their risk. There will also be events for those wanting to learn more about how to assess their risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. The events will features expert speakers providing information and research, question and answer panels and personal stories.
Pink Hope has developed unique and tailored resources for each stage of the journey for women, men and people facing hereditary cancer.
Support and Services
Ask Our Genetic Counsellor is a Pink Hope service that allows you to submit questions relating to your risk of breast and ovarian cancer to our qualified Genetic Counsellor. You may be determining if you are at-risk, considering genetic testing or learning about ways to reduce your risk.
The Genetic Testing Grant Program will enable women who are at increased risk of developing breast and/or ovarian cancer and where cost is prohibitive to self fund a timely and affordable genetic test.
Pink Hope’s peer support programs offer increased risk women the opportunity to connect with other increased risk women in a safe and supportive environment either online or by telephone.
The Prevention Hub is a partnership between Pink Hope and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. The Prevention Hub includes a Genetic Counsellor and Programs Manager who will be located at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. The partnership aims to help all Australians assess and manage their risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and provide enhanced services and programs to the high risk community.
Pink Hope’s Giving Back to Our Community supports the women and families within our community at a time when they are going through surgery, treatment or caring for a family member.
They provide vital support to other increased-risk women and play and extremely important role in enabling Pink Hope to reach more at-risk families. Our Outreach Ambassadors have navigated the journey, so are better equipped to provide individualised support to other increased-risk families – while also educating, connecting and empowering healthcare professionals and the general community.
Funding research for the next generation.
Bright Pink Lipstick Day is a Pink Hope awareness and education campaign that encourages everyone to talk about their family health history to learn more about their breast and ovarian cancer risk.
Pinky Promise is an education and awareness campaign that equips and empowers besties to have each others backs when it comes to health.