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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 […]
  • Personal Stories 13 Nov 2018 by Krystal Barter
    My name is Julie and I have the faulty BRCA1 gene passed down from my father Frank. I sigh with grief as I remember my big strong Dad, who died a very painful sad death from prostate cancer age 65. Both of my father’s sisters had breast cancer and both passed away, I believe in […]
  • 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 […]
  • Personal Stories 30 Oct 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Undergoing a radical hysterectomy is not on any 27-year old’s radar, let alone when you are pregnant with your first child. Hence why our gorgeous girl Eadie Piper is truly a miracle! At just six weeks pregnant I underwent a routine pap smear and abnormalities were found. At 18 weeks after a number of rounds […]
  • 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, […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 26 Sep 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Endometriosis, also known as ‘endo’, is a condition that is more common than diabetes or breast cancer – affecting one in 10 women of reproductive age worldwide – yet many people don’t know what it is. It also takes, on average, 7-10 years for a woman to get a diagnosis of endo, from when she […]
  • 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 […]
  • Medical 05 Sep 2018 by Krystal Barter
    When it comes to breast screening, one size doesn’t fit all. Pink Hope believes that all women should be aware and educated when it comes to the various types of screening methods available and the best suited method for their personal risk factors. Currently, 2D mammography is the standard screening method across Australia. However, recent […]
  • 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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