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  • News 22 Mar 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope’s Member of the Month program recognises a member of the Pink Hope community who supports and inspires other increased risk women and represents the mission of Pink Hope.  Jazelle’s Member of the Month Pink Hope is so proud to recognise Jazelle as member of the month. Jazelle has shared her story, participated in […]
  • News 22 Mar 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope’s Glimmer of Hope program aims to support the women and families within our at-risk community at a time when they are going through surgery, treatment or caring for a family member. This Glimmer of Hope was made possible with the support of Eat Fit Food. To learn more about Eat Fit Food see […]
  • Medical 21 Mar 2017 by Krystal Barter
    When it comes to eating to improve your memory, it’s all in the mind – that is, a diet called the MIND diet. The MIND diet is a way of eating that highlights and emphasises foods and nutrients that are strongly linked with protecting the brain, as backed by science. The MIND diet is based […]
  • Medical 21 Mar 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope Outreach Ambassador Lisa shares her personal experience of depression and generalised anxiety disorder combined with carrying a BRCA2 gene mutation. So guess what. I have been diagnosed with depression and generalised anxiety disorder in June of 2016. I always knew I had it. I just did nothing about it. I thought I was […]
  • News 09 Feb 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope’s Glimmer of Hope program aims to support the women and families within our at-risk community at a time when they are going through surgery, treatment or caring for a family member. This Glimmer of Hope was made possible with the support of Eat Fit Food. To learn more about Eat Fit Food see […]
  • News 09 Feb 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope’s Glimmer of Hope program aims to support the women and families within our at-risk community at a time when they are going through surgery, treatment or caring for a family member. This Glimmer of Hope was made possible with the support of Eat Fit Food. To learn more about Eat Fit Food see […]
  • News 09 Feb 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope’s Member of the Month program recognises a member of the Pink Hope community who supports and inspires other increased risk women and represents the mission of Pink Hope.  Sarah’s Member of the Month Pink Hope is so proud to recognise Sarah as member of the month. Sarah has shared her story, held a […]
  • Medical 03 Feb 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Up, down or somewhere in between, the levels of your hormones can affect different parts of your health and happiness. We know that hormones govern the menstrual cycle and key points of reproductive life such as puberty, pregnancy and menopause, but how much do they affect other parts of life – such as sleep? What […]
  • Medical 02 Feb 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope Outreach Ambassador Wendy shares her personal outlook on the future having had a breast cancer diagnosis and learning she carried a BRCA gene mutation. As I was getting ready this morning, I decided to put on my ‘Shanghai Suzy’ Pink Hope lipstick. I always seem to gravitate towards wearing it on Fridays, maybe […]
  • News 01 Feb 2017 by Krystal Barter
    Helen and Robyn carry the BRCA2 gene mutation, meaning over their lifetime they have up to a 65% chance of developing breast cancer and a 45% chance of developing ovarian cancer.  Unfortunately Helen was diagnosed with ovarian cancer before she knew her risk. She is taking the drug Lynparza which is keeping her ovarian cancer […]
  • News 01 Feb 2017 by Krystal Barter
    As of 1 February 2017 the drug olaparib (marketed as Lynparza) for treatment of advanced ovarian cancer has been listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). This is the biggest development in the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer in 30 years. Before 2016, a small number of Australia women had accessed olaparib through clinical trials […]
  • Medical 17 Nov 2016 by Krystal Barter
    Pink Hope Outreach Ambassador Kathryn shares her personal experience of finding meaning and the positives from her breast cancer diagnosis. June 2015 was not a great month for me. I was diagnosed with breast cancer on the 15th June 2015 and a week later I met my breast surgeon for the first time. As I […]

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