Almost one year ago, Australian rock legend Chrissy Amphlett, of the infamous band The Divinyls, passed away following her battle with breast cancer at the age of 53. Chrissy was passionate about spreading awareness around the importance of early detection of breast cancer and wanted her song ‘I Touch Myself’ to become an anthem for women’s health around the world. As a tribute, Chrissy’s family & friends, Cancer Council NSW and marketing communications agency JWT Sydney have come together to turn her divine dream into reality by launching the I Touch Myself Project.
Australians, along with the help of some very famous tea and food lovers are being encouraged to make every single cup count this year when it comes to beating cancer.
To celebrate the launch of 21st Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, Cancer Council’s army of renowned chefs, restaurateurs and TV personalities are calling on people across the country to take time out to help raise funds to beat cancer this May.
Aboriginal women are 30 percent more likely to die from their breast cancer than non-Aboriginal women. However, a number of changes, including increasing the uptake of surgery, could close this gap, Cancer Council NSW announced today.