News & Stories

  • News 09 Jun 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Meet Sarah & Sarah – Pink Hope Ambassadors who met & have forged a life long friendship & network of support for each other though Pink Hope. We selected some of our greatest success stories to front our Pinky Promise Campaign. Women who met and connected through Pink Hope that then became life long besties. […]
  • News 30 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Every year in June & July we focus on the importance that best friends have on our lives and our health through our campaign “Pinky Promise”. Pink Hope is a sisterhood of education, support and prevention. We inspire our community to always have each others back when it comes to being in control of their health…. […]
  • Medical 05 Jun 2017 by Krystal Barter
      We all know the guilty feeling of giving up a New Year’s resolution halfway through January ( oh.. and now it’s June!!). Here is one healthy change for 2017 that isn’t too difficult to get right. It doesn’t involve running a marathon or starting a new fad diet. It’s a simple step, but an […]
  • Medical 05 Jun 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Before we get started, here are a few handy facts: The Pap test (also called the Pap smear test) is a simple test that checks for changes to the cells of the cervix that may lead to cervical cancer The cervix is a part of the female reproductive system that connects the top of the […]
  • Medical 05 Jun 2017 by Krystal Barter
    We all have 24 hours in the day – no more, no less. Life can get pretty busy, so how do you find the time to take care of your health? And how do you ensure you get the best return on that time you invest? We asked Jean Hailes naturopath Sandra Villella for some […]
  • Personal Stories 02 Jun 2017 by Krystal Barter
    My name is Mary and this is my story. I’ve always been an optimistic and positive person but the last five years of my life have been challenging to say the least. My breast cancer diagnosis was just the rotten cherry on top of my already disintegrating cake. Domestic violence, divorce, loss of job, becoming […]
  • Medical 02 Jun 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope Outreach Ambassador Alex shares her personal experience of undertaking Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) which is a reproductive technology used with an In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) cycle. PGD can be used for diagnosis of a genetic disease in early embryos prior to implantation and pregnancy. Alex and her husband chose these procedures to ensure […]
  • News 02 Jun 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope’s Member of the Month program recognises a member of the Pink Hope community who supports and inspires other increased risk women and represents the mission of Pink Hope.  Lindsey’s Member of the Month Pink Hope is so proud to recognise Lindsey as member of the month. Lindsey has shared her story, participated in […]
  • News 02 Jun 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope’s Glimmer of Hope program aims to support the women and families within our at-risk community at a time when they are going through surgery, treatment or caring for a family member. This Glimmer of Hope was made possible with the support of Eat Fit Food. To learn more about Eat Fit Food see […]
  • News 12 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
      Mother’s Day is like dark chocolate, its bitter sweet!   September 1981, it is spring and the weather is warm, I am 6 years old and my father picks my brother and I up from my grandmother’s house where we are being watched while my grandmother and father visit my mum in hospital. They […]
  • News 12 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Why Mothers Day is so darn hard for me!! Nearly nine years ago my mum received the good news that she was five years breast cancer free. That same week Mum was diagnosed with a Primary Brain tumour. Surgery did not help and two weeks later my precious mum was in a coma. Two weeks […]
  • News 12 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pommy-Aussie Mother’s Day 2017 Beginning Middle and End: Parts One, Two and Three Mother’s Day became twofold for me when I moved to Australia from England in 2005.  The British Mother’s Day comes in like a flood every year in March. I wait for it quietly, holding my breath, until it spills out all over […]

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