Friday Update!

Ann-Marie_BCNAAnn-Marie_BCNA Administrator Posts: 1,139
edited November 2016 in Community news and events

A big hello to everyone. Welcome to the Friday Update.

This week we have 24 new members. Please welcome @weaver, @Tilley, @DMaree, @Colette, @KezMac, @HealingPower and all our new members.

Community highlights

Each week we have lots of different discussions take place in the online network. These can include questions, updates, celebrations and so much more. Here are some conversations this week you may have missed:

A special shout out to boob in a box for her story - Not just 1 in 8. To read her story click here.

Have you seen this beautiful piece of art by @Ne



Have you seen this incredible cake that @ScorpionQueen shared with us?


News & events

BreaCan - Decision Making for Women with Advanced Cancer.
This session will be facilitated by Dr Michelle White, Medical Oncologist at Cabrini and Monash Medical Centre.

World Cancer Congress - Head of Quality Practice at BCNA Danielle Spence along with our CEO Christine Nolan joined more than 3000 cancer experts and leaders at the WCC in Paris this week. A number of topics ranging from global challenges in cancer care to returning to work and palliative care were discussed. Professor Fatima Cardoso launched the Advanced Breast Cancer Global Alliance in which BCNA will partner in this global call to action. To read more click here.

Fernwood Fitness - This November Fernwood Fitness clubs across Australia are turning PINK and setting out to raise an incredible 100k for BCNA! With a range of challenges and ways to get involved, you can walk, lift, run or jump your way to better health, all in support of Australians affected by breast cancer. Fernwood Fitness is also offering special 14 day passes for a donation to BCNA of $20. Find out more at www.fernwoodfitness.com.au


Inspired Adventures - Our Steps for Support adventurers have completed the Great Wall of China trek! Here are some photos of the incredible adventure they went on.


Dine Pink –  We want to extend a huge thank you to South Bank, Brisbane for turning completely pink last week to raise awareness of breast cancer in the community and the work of BCNA! From the Mini Field of Women to the survivor’s gallery to the William Jolly Bridge being illuminated with pink ladies, it was a truly beautiful display of support for the 16,000 women and men who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. A special mention goes to South Bank’s restaurants and bars who participated in Dine Pink donating money from specially designed meals, drinks and tables to BCNA. What a wonderful week it was!

Our partners & supporters

BCNA is fortunate to have partners and supporters that help us ensure we deliver our programs and services free of charge to Australians affected by breast cancer.

VIC Tennis – A HUGE thank you to Vic tennis for coming to our office to present a giant $10,000 cheque they raised at their pink sports day this year! What an incredible achievement.

Here is a quote for the weekend. Thank you @Ne for sharing this with us!


~Ann-Marie xx

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