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  • News 19 Jul 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Persistent pelvic pain, sometimes called chronic pelvic pain, is a common condition that affects around 15% of teenage girls and women worldwide. However, it is believed that early intervention can help to reduce the symptoms of persistent pelvic pain. We talk to gynaecologist and specialist pain medicine physician Dr Susan Evans about how earlier identification […]
  • News 19 Jul 2019 by Krystal Barter
    The 21st of January 2019. That was the day I had the confirmation. Deep down I knew it was coming, I found the lump myself at home on a routine check. It was a dense little lump I couldn’t mistake for a cyst, there was no feeling to it – it didn’t hurt, it just […]
  • News 09 Jul 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Jessica’s Story I found out that I had the BRCA gene mutation two and a half years ago. Two years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer after a biopsy on my 30th birthday. I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer – the most aggressive and unresponsive to treatment. I had to hang on […]
  • News 28 Jun 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Gemma´s Story My mum passed away in 2014 after an 18 month long battle with triple negative breast cancer. I attempted to access genetic testing shortly after, my GP was very encouraging but I was told by the Genetic Counsellor that I wasn’t eligible for testing. In 2017 my aunt was diagnosed with ovarian cancer […]
  • Personal Stories 01 Jun 2019 by Krystal Barter
    It was a hot October’s day in Sydney. I was at home getting ready for an event and as usual I was running late. It was on this day that I found myself in the bathroom, fumbling away at some Hollywood tape, trying to hold my boobs in place that I felt a lump. Who […]
  • Personal Stories 29 May 2019 by Krystal Barter
    I was in my early 20’s when our family was notified by the Clinical Genetic Research people that they had traced a genetic mutation back to my family. It was called HNPCC and it leads to an increased risk of Bowel Cancer. After Dad tested positive, I went in for my testing and I’ll never […]
  • Personal Stories 29 May 2019 by Krystal Barter
    In the real world, most 18 year old’s spend their time focusing on things like high school exams, going out with friends, finally being able to drink. For me, 18 was the time when blood tests confirmed I carried a strong BRCA2 gene, and instead, I was starting the process of deciding to have my […]
  • News 20 May 2019 by Krystal Barter
    June is the month of Pink Hope’s Pinky Promise, a time to remind women everywhere to stop, reflect and reconsider the way they approach their health. To kick-off this important conversation, we’re bringing you our first-ever Women Who Lead event; a beautiful dinner celebration where you’ll be moved to reflect on how you approach your health and self-care by […]
  • News 20 May 2019 by Krystal Barter
    June is the month of Pink Hope’s Pinky Promise, a time to remind women everywhere to stop, reflect and reconsider the way they approach their health. To kick-off this important conversation, we’re bringing you our first-ever Women Who Lead event; a beautiful dinner celebration where you’ll be moved to reflect on how you approach your health and self-care by […]
  • News 20 May 2019 by Krystal Barter
    June is the month of Pink Hope’s Pinky Promise, a time to remind women everywhere to stop, reflect and reconsider the way they approach their health. To kick-off this important conversation, we’re bringing you our first-ever Women Who Lead event; a beautiful dinner celebration where you’ll be moved to reflect on how you approach your health and self-care by […]
  • News 20 May 2019 by Krystal Barter
    June is the month of Pink Hope’s Pinky Promise, a time to remind women everywhere to stop, reflect and reconsider the way they approach their health. To kick-off this important conversation, we’re bringing you our first-ever Women Who Lead event; a beautiful dinner celebration where you’ll be moved to reflect on how you approach your health and self-care by […]
  • News 20 May 2019 by Krystal Barter
    June is the month of Pink Hope’s Pinky Promise, a time to remind women everywhere to stop, reflect and reconsider the way they approach their health. To kick-off this important conversation, we’re bringing you our first-ever Women Who Lead event; a beautiful dinner celebration where you’ll be moved to reflect on how you approach your health and self-care by […]

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