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  • Health and Wellbeing 08 Sep 2016 by Krystal Barter
    Rare genes increase breast cancer risk- PALB2 and ATM By now everyone has heard of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes and how they can significantly increase a carriers chance of developing breast, ovarian, prostate and other cancers…. but you have probably heard little or nothing about PALB2 and ATM, which according to research pose a […]
  • In the Media 16 Feb 2016 by Krystal Barter
    Zoe Marshall is asking you to Know your risk & change your future. ” Having lost my mum to breast cancer, I understand the immense responsibility we have as women to take control of our health”. Two in three Australian women don’t know their risk of developing ovarian and breast cancer, we have made it our […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 11 Feb 2016 by Krystal Barter
    I always suspected that the majority of Australian women who are at increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer do not know. So we conducted a survey of over 1000 Australian women and 2 out of 3 admitted they do not know their risk. Affirming exactly what I believed all along. That women even though they […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 26 Nov 2015 by Krystal Barter
    When actress Angelina Jolie told the world in 2014 that she carried the BRCA1 gene mutation and subsequently had her breasts preventively removed to lessen her risk of breast cancer, the world listened. The mother-of-six, who is married to fellow Hollywood star Brad Pitt, wrote in the New York Times that doctors had estimated she had […]
  • In the Media 29 Sep 2015 by Krystal Barter
    The enduring ‘Angelina effect’ on breast cancer awareness and gene testing Julia Medew Krystal Barter and her 18 month old daughter Bonnie. Photo: Anthony Johnson If there was ever any doubt about the magnitude of Angelina Jolie’s fame, there should be no mistaking her power now. Two years after the actress eloquently described her decision to […]
  • In the Media 22 Sep 2015 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope & Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre launch the Australian Prevention Hub Australians urged to understand their breast and ovarian cancer risk Australians are being urged to better understand their family history of cancer, supported by a new partnership between the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Pink Hope charity who have joined forces to […]
  • In the Media 17 Sep 2015 by Krystal Barter
    She has been referred to as Australia’s Angelina Jolie, but as well as them both carrying the faulty BRCA1 gene, Pink Hope founder Krystal Barter also shares the Oscar-winner’s influence and star pulling power. For the charity’s latest project, Bright Pink Lipstick Day, a social media campaign that encourages more people to discuss their hereditary […]
  • In the Media 17 Sep 2015 by Krystal Barter
    Hart-to-Hart: Model sisters Jessica and Ashley show off perfect pouts for Pink Hope cancer charity campaign on cover of Cleo They are successful international models in their own right. But sisters Jessica and Ashley Hart have joined forces with their good looks, as well as their celebrity, to bring awareness to a very good cause. […]
  • In the Media 21 Sep 2014 by Krystal Barter
    Let’s Talk About Breasts documentary with Tracey Spicer and her friends, follows Tracey on a very personal quest through her own detection experience and showcases a group of her closest friends sharing their deepest fears, hopes and encounters with the disease. And now, the 48-year-old mother of two has revealed all in a new video that […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 17 Sep 2014 by Krystal Barter
    It’s time to give the girls a squeeze for breast cancer awareness month.  Cosmopolitan Australia Article   Breast cancer. You know all about it, right? Kylie had it. Angelina had a mastectomy to prevent it. With one in eight Australian women diagnosed with the disease, chances are someone you love has been affected by it; […]


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