Tag: breast cancer

Accepting the support Loretta needed made it a little easier to get through that difficult period of her life.

Chahla Maksour was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in November 2020. She calls it ‘the perfect cancer’.

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Veronica saw profound impact of advocacy work and the change it brings about.

Find out how Cancer Council NSW is working to reduce the impact of breast cancer on our community.

“Here I go again.” Those were the words that echoed when Nicole Gallen was told she was breast cancer.

This is Vicki’s story of how she has been forced to self-isolate during her breast cancer treatment.

We discuss the pros and cons of having a breast reconstruction and when the best time for you to do this might be.

In Australia this year, over 15,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 150 men will be diagnosed. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Australian women. Women have a 1 in 8 chance of getting breast cancer by the age of 85. The good news is you can reduce your risk of breast cancer by being physically active, maintaining a healthy body weight and reducing […]

The start of my journey: a shocking diagnosis Christmas Eve 2013, 2pm. I turn on the TV for my three little kids so I would have a quiet moment to call the breast surgeon I had first seen the day before. He would go on to tell me that I have breast cancer. A few […]

Diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 37, Janette Gilbert undoubtedly faced numerous physical and emotional challenges. Through the experience, however, Gilbert’s resilience and support network ultimately allowed her to make empowering discoveries about herself, her relationships, and the community around her. Having undergone several treatment strategies, she is now cancer-free at 44. The lump […]