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Friday update 24 April 2020

Giovanna_BCNAGiovanna_BCNA Member Posts: 1,848
edited April 2020 in Community news and events

Hello everyone,

Welcome to our Friday update!

We have had more than 90 new members join our online community this month!  Welcome everyone, see our guidelines for navigating the online community which will help you get started online.

Community Highlights

1 Getting ready for chemo, any advice?   All the best with your upcoming treatment @Sabina33, you got this.

2 Friday update from the roller coaster! @LoisLois thinking of you and hope that roller coaster is slowing down.

3 Friday Funnies check out @arpie post, every time I look there is something else to find!

This is a great article that I came across from BeyondBlue and something we all need to do for ourselves on a daily basis.

Why you should do something for yourself every day

BCNA news and events

BCNA is pleased to hear some elective surgery restrictions have now been lifted 

Breast reconstruction and IVF to resume

Cancer Community unites!

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, BCNA has been working with government, Cancer Australia, Cancer Council Australia and our clinical advisers (breast cancer clinicians) to make sure we have helpful, relevant and up-to-date information available to help our members through this challenging time.  

View message here Cancer Community unites for patients in face of Covid-19

 Thrivor APP

Thrivor is a patien t- centric platform that provides clinical trial networks a better way to manage appointments, communications, and payments.  Thrivor can be accessed via a portal or app read more

 April Beacon out now!

BCNA’s annual fundraising appeal has just been launched to support our extended Helpline hours and new online resources.  We want to ensure that no one affected by breast cancer feels alone.  If you can, please consider making a donation. Every little bit helps! 

We have a special invite for BCNA supporters only.

If you purchase a $10 ticket on 1 May and nominate BCNA as your chosen charity you will have a chance to win a $250 Wish gift card on the day in addition to going into the draw to win the Raffle’s first prize: $250,000 in gold bullion plus hundreds of other great prizes.

It’s a great way to support BCNA from the comfort of your own home and have the chance to win yourself a fabulous prize. Remember, buy a ticket on the 1 May! Click here!


This week’s reflective quote

"There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done.  One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow, so today is the right day to love, believe, do and mostly live."
- Dalai Lama

Take care and enjoy your weekend,

the mod team

Giovanna, Riki. Laura, Michelle, Rosie, Sandra & Pat



  • ZoffielZoffiel Regional VictoriaMember Posts: 3,198
    Are we there yet?
  • HallaHalla Travancore, MelbourneMember Posts: 137
    Nope. Nearly . 
  • ZoffielZoffiel Regional VictoriaMember Posts: 3,198
    I'm hungry and I want a wee. I might feel sick too. Why can't we stop? 
  • SisterSister Adelaide Hills, SAMember Posts: 4,938
    Stop whining or we won't go to the playground.
  • ChezaHChezaH Gold Coast Member Posts: 496

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  • jm13jm13 Talbot Vic Member Posts: 21
    Keep smiling everyone…. Makes people wonder what you’ve been up to!!!🤡
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