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  • 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, […]
  • Medical 04 Sep 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Sometimes, it’s easy to think these two are the same thing because they’re so often linked. Here we break down what a genetic counsellor does and how a counsellor’s role is affected by genetic testing. Genetic counselling provides information & support. When meeting with a genetic counsellor, you discuss genetic health concerns, family history and […]
  • Personal Stories 04 Sep 2018 by Krystal Barter
    An empowered Pink Hope woman uses her talents to express herself, while encouraging other women to take control of their health. Meet Pascale. Click here to read her full story. Pink Hope’s exclusive lipstick line was created with the amazing women of Pink Hope in mind. Named after specific traits of women within the Pink Hope community, […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 03 Sep 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Breasts come in all shapes and sizes. One may be larger than the other, a different shape to the other or you may have an inverted (pulled in) nipple or nipples. Breasts can also change a great deal throughout life at different ages and life stages. Breasts can even change over the course of your […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 03 Sep 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Mindfulness might appear to be a fad, but the technique is underpinned by evidence.  Women’s interest in mindfulness as a tool for improving health appears to have markedly increased. While more research is required to understand the reasons for this, several things can be inferred. Firstly, mindfulness appears with increasing frequency in mainstream media and […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 03 Sep 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Nutrition There is a connection between the confidence to make positive health decisions and wellbeing. When we feel confident we eat well, our physical and mental wellbeing improves and we are better able to tackle life’s daily challenges. Not surprisingly, when we eat well, mood and mental wellbeing improves, which can do wonders for our […]
  • Personal Stories 29 Aug 2018 by Krystal Barter
    I went for a check up, only because I was there for my boys’ general appointments and hadn’t checked the boobies in a while. A lump was found and the following ultrasound confirmed the lump. My GP then referred me to a breast specialist and after more tests, injections and appointments, I was diagnosed with […]
  • Personal Stories 28 Aug 2018 by Krystal Barter
    My name is Lindi. I am 45, a daughter, a sister, a wife and a mum.  Some may say my journey started almost 3 years ago, after testing conducted through the Genetic Clinic in Tasmania showed that I have a BRCA2 gene mutation. I actually believe that my journey started when I was about 25 […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 28 Aug 2018 by Krystal Barter
    We all know that exercise is essential to better health, but what most people don’t realise is that choosing an activity that you enjoy is perhaps just as important as doing the exercise itself. After all, if you don’t enjoy what you’re doing, then you probably won’t do it for very long – if at […]
  • Personal Stories 28 Aug 2018 by Krystal Barter
    My name is Kelly and I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 when I was 31. I still remember vividly sitting in the doctors office with my husband and my 18month old daughter and hearing those words “I’m sorry. It’s breast cancer”. I sat there watching my happy smiling girl who was completely oblivious […]

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