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  • News 10 May 2019 by Krystal Barter
    My name is Nicole and I found out I had the BRCA 1 gene when I was 25 years old. For the next 5 years I underwent screening at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. At 30 years old I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer. I decided to have a double mastectomy and underwent […]
  • News 10 May 2019 by Krystal Barter
    My name is Gemma, I’m 29 and I lost my precious mum to triple negative breast cancer in 2014. I am BRCA1 and currently on my way to a preventative mastectomy and reconstruction. My mum was the most selfless person I have ever known, if I can be half the person she was I will […]
  • News 02 May 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Ashleigh´s Story Breast cancer has been a common diagnosis in our family for many years. My mother, grandmothers (from both my mother’s and father’s side) and several other family members have bravely battled breast cancer. I am beyond thankful to my beautiful Mother who took the first steps in understanding our family’s risk by undertaking […]
  • News 18 Apr 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Every woman’s journey through breast cancer is her own. There are feelings of fear, doubt, helplessness and deep vulnerability.  I am sharing my story with the Pink Hope community in an effort to support others and provide some insights into issues that can arise. I had always had a complicated relationship with my breasts.  I […]
  • News 16 Apr 2019 by Krystal Barter
    We are excited to announce our wonderful partnership with Behr & Co who will be supporting Pink Hope by donating 10% of all “BLUSH” retail sales! Check out out interview with Founder, Lou, where we talk all things Behr & Co, our partnership and more… Can you tell us about you and your beautiful business […]
  • News 11 Apr 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Lisa´s Story Cancer impacted my life well before learning I carried a BRCA gene mutation. When I was 27 and in the early stages of my first pregnancy my GP sent me for a routine pap smear which showed abnormalities. Further testing found I had cervical cancer. My partner and I desperately wanted this baby […]
  • News 26 Mar 2019 by Krystal Barter
    The ‘Chest Revival Kit’, created by Wrinkles’ Schminkles, includes the famous wrinkle reversing and TGA-listed Chest Silicone Pad, as well as the Morning After Glow Serum and Cleaning Solution — all which are 100% safe to use for women in cancer recovery and is the perfect option for some post-treatment or surgery TLC. We’ve created […]
  • News 21 Mar 2019 by Krystal Barter
    The health implications of cancer are obvious, but for many, the changes cancer can bring to the body aren’t widely publicised. Wendy, a 45-year-old mother of two, was diagnosed at age 40 with the BRCA2 gene mutation. After close monitoring in March 2013 via MRI Wendy found out she had early-stage breast cancer with a […]
  • News 19 Mar 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Australian beauty brand, Wrinkles Schminkles’, has joined forces with Pink Hope and together we have created the ‘Chest Revival Kit’. In this interview, we speak to the founder of Wrinkles Schminkles, Gabrielle Requena, about why she started her amazing business, why she chose to partner with Pink Hope and more… Q. What drove you to […]
  • News 11 Mar 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Michelle´s Story Walking in my grandmothers footsteps was something I’d never imagined doing in my wildest dreams.  Breast Cancer was something I’d never even thought about let alone the BRCA gene. One simple conversation with my sister in 2015 about our family history was what empowered us to take control of our future. At 29 […]
  • News 20 Feb 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Jackie´s Story In July 2016 I had my 4 year old son, was one month out from my wedding and my second sons first birthday. Life was crazy and then entered a positive BRCA 2 gene mutation. We already knew of 2 maternal aunts who had passed before the age of 50 & 60 and […]
  • 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 […]

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