Friday Update!

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edited November 2016 in Community news and events

Hello and welcome to the first Friday
update on our new platform!

Community Highlights

We have 35 new members. Please welcome Poppi, LittleBird, quicknumber11, bubbleeblonde
and all our new members. This week we had 37 posts and 332 comments. 

BCNA News & Events

MammaPrint test may help some women safely avoid chemotherapy,
MINDACT clinical trial:
A large international
clinical trial suggests that MammaPrint gene testing could help thousands of
Australian women with a common form of early breast cancer to safely forgo
chemotherapy. To read more click here 

Federal government to fast-track approval process for new: Breast Cancer Network Australia has welcomed the announcement
by Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley that will see some new cancer drugs,
including drugs for metastatic breast cancer, made available in Australia more
quickly than they are under the current approval processes. To read more click

Secondary breast cancer telephone support: Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) provides professional
one-on-one counselling support to women and men with secondary breast cancer,
and their families. For more information click here

Information Forums:
Held in rural, regional and
metropolitan locations around Australia, our Information Forums are free events
for people diagnosed with breast cancer, and their partners, family and
supporters. To find out where our next information forums are being held click

Pink Lady
It was wonderful to catch up with our Sydney
supporters and hear The Hon. Nick Greiner share his breast cancer experience at
our first Pink Lady Lunch in Sydney this week. Here are some pictures from both
the Perth and Sydney luncheons.

The BreaCan
Information Navigator is a resource aimed at women who have been diagnosed with
early breast cancer. It is a stepping stone to finding good quality, current
information on a range of breast cancer related topics from reputable sources.
For more information click here 

Have a lovely weekend,