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Breast Cancer Baby - Risk & Rewards 18 Dec 2018

Breast Cancer Baby - Risk & Rewards

When I was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer, I had just started trying for a baby that same week. I was devastated when I found out that I would need chemotherapy because I thought it would mean I might not be able to have children...

Volunteering with SBCF 15 Nov 2018

Volunteering with SBCF

Maureen and Edith manage the merchandise for Sydney Breast Cancer Foundation and use their stall as a way to connect with people living with cancer. Edith says; “it’s not about how much money we make. It’s more about the exposure, talking to people and raising awareness that we see as important”.

Q&A with Dr Cindy Mak 12 Jun 2018

Q&A with Dr Cindy Mak

Learn a bit more about the Head of Breast Surgery at Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

Five minutes with Ann Carrigy, Clinical Nurse Consultant 11 May 2018

Five minutes with Ann Carrigy, Clinical Nurse Consultant

SBCF provides support to breast cancer patients and their families through the funding of Breast Care Nurses. Breast Care Nurses provide physical, psychological and emotional support to patients and their families over the course of their treatment. We spend 5 minutes with beloved breast care nurse, Ann Carrigy.

Mosman Whales sell out Ladies Day fundraiser for fifth year 5 Apr 2018

Mosman Whales sell out Ladies Day fundraiser for fifth year

With a capacity of 350 women, the Mosman Whales Rugby Club’s annual Ladies Day fundraiser has sold out more than a month in advance.

“It’s always a successful day,” says club president Michael Flude, adding that the club usually raises $10,000 to $11,000 each year. “It sells out every year… Everybody talks about our Ladies Day.”

Understanding lymphoedema 17 Aug 2018

Understanding lymphoedema

Lymphoedema is a potential side effect of breast cancer treatments like surgery and radiotherapy. It’s the name for swelling and discomfort in the body due to damage to or removal of the lymph nodes.