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  • 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, […]
  • News 17 Jul 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Kristy´s Story When I was 35 I was diagnosed with breast cancer, it was an aggressive non hormonal type (Triple Negative). My family has a history of ovarian and prostate cancer and with my diagnosis I qualified to be tested for some genetic mutations and I came back as having a mutation in my BRCA1 […]
  • In the Media 12 Jun 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Density is gradually becoming a more prevalent topic in today’s media, and this momentum could lead to life-saving changes for so many women. Here’s how you can help. The Australian Department of Health is considering whether BreastScreen Australia’s Position Statement on Breast Density needs to be changed.    A quick recap (what is density and why […]
  • News 05 Jun 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Alright babes, we know your best friend is amazing! She’s the person you want to share life with, vent to, and silently scroll on your phone next to. There are so many ways you can show her you care and that you’re there for her- totally having her back in life and health. Of course, […]
  • News 04 Jun 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Brodie´s Story It wasn’t until several family members were diagnosed with cancer and subsequently got tested that we had ever heard of the BRCA gene. I was 18 when I tested positive but the processes of preventative surgery is often a long one. In November of 2017 I had a bilateral nipple sparing mastectomy with […]

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