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Fortnightly update Tuesday 2 February 2021

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Hello everyone,

Welcome to Friday’s update (on a Tuesday!) and a very warm welcome to all our new members who have joined in the last few weeks.  We hope you are finding your way around our online community and settling in.  Here is our fortnightly update

Community Highlights

1. Feeling better than expected now commenced by @MicheleR

2. Radiation commenced by @Mg2

3. Our Gardens commenced by @Locksley, love the roses

Community news

World Cancer Day 4 February 2021

Each year on 4 February, World Cancer Day empowers communities and individuals across the world to show support and raise the profile of cancer in a positive and inspiring way.

The campaign theme for World Cancer Day 2019-2021 is ‘I Am and I Will’. Whoever you are, you have the power to reduce the impact of cancer for yourself, the people you love and the world.  

Get involved any way you can. Because together, we can create change.  

To find out how you can get involved visit World Cancer Day.

The Breast MRI Study

This study is investigating if a breast MRI after an early breast cancer diagnosis will aid in planning treatment and improve patient outcomes.  Read more

Carers Gateway Counselling Service

The Carer Gateway Counselling Service is a free service for carers and is available each week dayf rom 8am to 6pm. 

For more information click Carer Gateway Counselling Service

Picnic in Pink this summer

It’s a brand-new year, and what better way to kick it off than by getting together with family, friends, or colleagues and raising funds for Breast Cancer Network Australia.

With the sun shining and all of us well-versed in gatherings COVID-safely, we’re asking you join our Picnic in Pink campaign by hosting a Picnic in Pink this summer.

BCNA is committed to being a source of information and support for all Australians affected by breast cancer – but we need your help.

Simply get your guests together at your local park and pink up for a good cause!

For more information and tips, or to register to host a Picnic in Pink, click here



Play for Purpose

You could win a BONUS $250 Myer Voucher this Friday February 5th.

Simply buy a $10 Play for Purpose raffle ticket in support of BCNA on 5th Feb and you’ll go into the draw to win.

Don’t forget that proceeds go towards Breast Cancer Network Australia and you’ll also go into the draw to win a  first prize of $250k and hundreds of other amazing prizes.

Get your tickets here BCNA Play for Purpose Tickets


 This week’s reflective quote

‘There can be no greater gift than that of giving one’s time and energy to help others without expecting anything in return.’

-          Nelson Mandela


Have a good week everyone,

The mod team

Giovanna, Laura, Michelle and Pat

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