Friday update 12 March 2021
Welcome to today’s Friday update. A warm welcome to all our new members who
have joined the online community this month.
We have had over 100 new members register this month. Make sure you check out the Community
Info tab for more information.
Every week we have lots of great discussions within the online network,
here are some that you may have missed
Frequently Asked Questions about Covid-19 Vaccine for people with
Cancer Australia has compiled
answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about COVID-19 vaccines for people
affected by cancer based on information and evidence currently available in
Australia and internationally. Click here for more
You may like to listen to
the podcast below with Cancer Australia CEO Dorothy Keefe for more information.
Upcoming Webcast - New and emerging
treatments for metastatic breast cancer
One hour live digital event with
Q&A on 'New and emerging treatments for metastatic breast cancer' is
7.00 pm AEST on Tuesday 23 March.
The webcast will feature Oncologist
Dr. Nick Zdenkowski, BCNA consumer representative Kim Parish, and BCNA’s
Director of Policy and Advocacy Vicki Durston.
This webcast will discuss new and
improved treatments for metastatic breast cancer. These emerging treatments are more targeted
and greatly improving overall survival.
For more information and to register click here
March is Lymphoedema awareness month.
It is important to know the signs of
lymphoedema so you can reduce your risk and prevent the condition from
If you would like to know
more about lymphoedema and the early warning click here
Berlei Design Awards
Do you want to make a difference
using your amazing design skills? Now is the time.
BCNA with our partner Berlei are excited to announce the Pink Bra
Project Design Awards.
You have the opportunity to create a unique design which could be selected to
be printed on Berlei’s best selling bras.
Winning designs will feature in a
national campaign in October 2021 for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and $10
from the sale of each bra will be donated to BCNA to help support those
affected by breast cancer. We’re so excited to be working
alongside Berlei who have been supplying My Care kits to women since 2004.
This week’s reflective
‘Live life as though nobody is
watching and express yourself as though everyone is listening.’
Enjoy your weekend,
The mod team
Michelle and Pat