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  • In the Media 15 May 2018 by Krystal Barter
    InforMD members Jennifer Stone, Gerda Evans and Wendy Ingman were invited to participate in a debate at the biennial BreastScreen Australia conference in Adelaide 19th-21th April 2018. The topic was “Breast density – Should we tell the women?” The audience voted yes or no on the question before & after the debate. Both teams argued […]
  • In the Media 15 Mar 2018 by Krystal Barter
    There is growing evidence for breast density measurement to be incorporated into the national free screening program for breast cancer in Australia. Breast density is considered to be one of the strongest predictors of breast cancer risk – possibly even a greater risk factor than carrying the BRCA1/BRCA2 gene mutation, which is commonly associated with […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 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 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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