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  • News 14 Jan 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Katharine´s Story Discovering you are at high risk of developing Breast & Ovarian Cancer in your lifetime is overwhelming. It’s a really bizarre feeling as nothing has changed. You don’t have cancer, you aren’t physically different to how you were before, but it feels like something has monumentally shifted. Pink Hope has been an invaluable […]
  • News 17 Dec 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Mel´s Story I will forever remember Christmas of 2016, I received my blood test back testing positive for BRCA1 mutation. This was inherited from my father as he inherited from his mother. I have since discovered that my Great grandmother Mabel passed away from breast cancer at age 63, so she was likely a carrier […]
  • News 04 Dec 2018 by Krystal Barter
    The fourth of December is a date that rolls around every year, and for me, it’s a reminder to pause and take a few minutes to look back. To reflect on where I started, to recognise how far I have come and we have come, and to look forward to whatever is coming next. I […]
  • News 03 Dec 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Jane´s Story My story began just over 12 months ago.  I was 33 and diagnosed with a triple negative breast cancer.  I’ve been through chemo, breast saving surgery and radiation. All whilst raising three young children and maintaining whatever I could from my pre-cancer life. It was hard and I was tested to my absolute […]
  • News 13 Nov 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Lindi´s Story Following my mother and my youngest sister testing positive to the BRCA 2 gene mutation, mid-2015, I also was tested, with a positive result in October 2015. I was 42 at the time. The next few months were a whirlwind for myself and my family, as I went from one medical appointment to […]
  • News 01 Nov 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Throughout the year, Girls Getaways organises a series of travel meet ups and getaways designed for their clients to escape, indulge and relax on a weekend away or a holiday with 50% of proceeds going directly to Pink Hope. We are so excited to announce that our first free getaway, which took place in Mornington […]
  • News 22 Oct 2018 by Krystal Barter
    We are so excited to announce that we have partnered with Girls Getaways to create ‘Holidays for Hope’. Throughout the year, Girls Getaways organises a series of travel meet ups and getaways designed for their clients to escape, indulge and relax on a weekend away or a holiday with 50% of proceeds going directly to […]
  • News 19 Oct 2018 by Krystal Barter
    The infographic in the link below highlights the important issues and statistics relating to Breast Density. Did you know? Breasts are made up of 3 types of tissue – fatty, fibrous and glandular tissue. Every woman is unique and has a different amount of these 3 types of tissue. A person with dense breasts – on […]
  • News 05 Oct 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Nicola´s Story Cancer at any age. I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 39. I was happily married with two children aged 11 and 9. My diagnosis came as a complete shock. I considered myself to be quite young, healthy and fit. Why did I get breast cancer? After the initial shock, […]
  • In the Media 17 Sep 2018 by Krystal Barter
    In early 2018, Pink Hope launched a breast density hub that was the first of its kind in Australia. The Pink Hope powered website, bedenseaware.com is aimed at providing women and healthcare professionals with crucial information that could save lives. In short, breast density is a term used to describe breasts that have less fatty […]
  • News 17 Sep 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Alix´s Story My mother taught me what cancer was when I was three years old. I had my third birthday with her in her hospital bed while she recovered from breast cancer. Unfortunately she died quite horribly from aggressive lung, brain and liver tumours when I was 13 so cancer was something I knew I […]
  • In the Media 04 Sep 2018 by Krystal Barter
    We love accessories that make us feel good inside and out- and these new Frankie Peach scarves do just that! Announcing the Frankie Peach x Pink Hope capsule that will help save lives through the generous donation of sales back to Pink Hope. With Frankie Peach founder Sali Sasi being a breast cancer survivor herself, […]

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