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Friday Update 2 October 2020

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edited October 19 in Community news and events

Hello everyone,

Welcome to our Friday update and a very warm welcome to all our new members who have joined us in the last month.  We hope you are settling in and finding your way around.  

Don’t forget to have a look at the Groups section in the online network.  We have some private and public groups that you may be interested in joining.

Community News

Each fortnight we have lots of great posts within our online network, here are some that you may have missed…

1.  Im not ok…looking for book recommendations that will chase the blues away  Commenced by @Nadi, sincere condolences on the passing of your father Nadi, look after you.

2.  Does tamoxifen get easier?  Commenced by @Maggs44

3.  Our Gardens What a gorgeous photo @iserbrown

Community update

 Drug company pulls pin on PBS listing of Faslodex

BCNA was very disappointed to learn in September that drug company AstraZeneca has pulled out of discussions with the Australian Department of Health to have Faslodex (fulvestrant) listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Read more

National Carers Week 11 – 17 October 2020

National Carers week is a time to recognise the 2.65 million Australians who provide care and support to a family member or friend with disability, mental health condition, chronic condition, terminal illness, an alcohol or other drug issue or who are frail aged.  

Read more


Fundraising update

Pink Bun starts 8 October 2020

Less than one week to go until Pink Bun 2020 goes live!

Just a reminder that next Thursday 8 October is the launch of Bakers Delight’s Pink Bun campaign.

There are lots of great ways you can show your support:

1.       Visit your local Bakers Delight to buy a 6-pack of Pink Fun-Buns.

2.       If you can’t get into store, you can buy a virtual 6-pack of Pink Buns online and send a message of support to family or friends

3.       Host a Pink Bun party online or in person click here to find out more and register

4.       Give a shout out to your local Bakers Delight franchisee and staff either in person or on social with a photo of their bakery and              #PinkBunsForBCNA. Find your local bakery here.

5.       Like, comment and share BCNA and Bakers Delight Pink Bun posts on social

This year, more than ever BCNA needs your support.  Click here to find out more.  


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Enjoy your weekend everyone

The mod team,

Giovanna, Laura, Riki, Michelle & Pat

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