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  • 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 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…. […]
  • 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 […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 09 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Mother’s Day can be one of mixed emotions, excitement from the children, who go to lots of trouble to make something special to say how much they love you. With the downside is that you don’t have that special person in your life to share this with. With the mass advertising and build up to […]
  • News 08 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
    In loving memory of my mother, My mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2004 and sadly passed away on September 23rd 2007 at the age of 45. I was only 16 when my mother had died, so to be honest with you I didn’t know what cancer was back then and I never expected that […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 02 May 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Lindsey’s Mothers Day Message Mother’s Day can be one of mixed emotions, excitement from the children, who go to lots of trouble to make something special to say how much they love you. With the downside is that you don’t have that special person in your life to share this with. With the mass advertising […]

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