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  • Quality of life for women with advanced cancer is improved by walking

    February 21st, 2017
    Walking for just 30 minutes three times per week could improve the quality of life for those with advanced cancer, a new study published in the BMJ Open journal has found. Despite growing evidence of significant health benefits of exercise to cancer patients, physical activity commonly declines considerably during treatment and remains low afterwards. The ... Read more
  • Monthly Breast Cancer Research Update – January 2017

    February 8th, 2017
    It’s been an exciting start to the year in breast cancer research with some significant findings that could improve the survival of people diagnosed with breast cancer in future – some of these hopeful results in are in the areas of treatment, exercise, survivorship, prevention and risk. Survivorship: Breast cancer patients have long expressed concerns ... Read more
  • NBCF-funded researchers now have better understanding of early breast tissue development

    January 30th, 2017
    In a world-first, research funded by NBCF and published in the journal Stem Cell Reports, shows that there is a rare sub-set of cells within the breast stem cell compartment that are estrogen receptor (ER) positive – meaning they can directly receive estrogen signalling which is the hormone required for growth and expansion of the ... Read more
  • Breast cancer research supported nation-wide during October

    December 7th, 2016
    This last October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we saw thousands of inspirational people right across Australia dedicate their time and efforts to raising funds for breast cancer research. Our supporters showed their passion and raised valuable funds in many wonderful and wacky ways – it was always fun and more importantly all for ... Read more
  • Every donation makes a difference

    November 9th, 2016
    NBCF is committed to growing revenue to meet the ever-increasing demand for research funding. Every donation makes a difference and helps NBCF commit even more funds to research to accelerate discovery and leave a legacy for those people and families affected by breast cancer in the future. People have the opportunity to show their support ... Read more
  • Day at the races for daughter raising funds

    November 9th, 2016
    Around Australia on any given day of the week there are committed people hosting fundraising activities for breast cancer research. These do-it-yourself events are a major undertaking for the hosts who often wrangle family and friends to help pull off a successful event and raise funds for breast cancer research. Jess was in her final ... Read more
  • Dr. Deshpande talks about chemotherapy resistance in the treatment of breast cancer

    July 31st, 2016
    Since her interest in science at school in India, Dr Chandrika Deshpande’s passion has grown into a career that helps people live longer healthier lives. Today she conducts research at the Centenary Institute in Sydney, and with funding from NBCF she’s looking into the complexities of chemotherapy resistance in the treatment of breast cancer. She ... Read more
  • Professor Kirill Alexandrov puts a spotlight on breast cancer research

    February 4th, 2016
    Professor Kirill Alexandrov, an NBCF-funded researcher at The University of Queensland, approaches breast cancer research from a biotechnology perspective – looking at how technology can help us better understand our bodies and detect abnormalities in simple yet effective ways. Professor Alexandrov’s team at UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience and Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology ... Read more
  • Dr Adrian Wiegmans puts a spotlight on breast cancer research

    February 4th, 2016
    Dr Adrian Wiegmans is a NBCF-funded researcher working at QIMR Berghofer in Queensland. Dr Wiegmans and his team are looking at designing new small molecule drugs to help treat metastatic breast cancer by targeting a particular gene that is over expressed in metastatic forms of breast cancer. In this video, Adrian talks about his research, ... Read more
  • Tis the season to find your ‘Sewmate’ and make a Christmas memory

    December 7th, 2016
    Brother Australia has been a corporate partner of the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) since 2014, and in 2016 alone they have raised over $100,000 for life-changing research. This Christmas, they have a fun Sewmate quiz so that you too can find your perfect partner and be in with the chance to win some fantastic prizes.
  • Sheldon & Hammond show their dedication

    November 9th, 2016
    A partner since 2005, homewares company Sheldon & Hammond, is celebrating more than a decade of fruitful partnership with NBCF. During this time Sheldon & Hammond has raised over $800,000 for vital breast cancer research and continues to donate funds to NBCF from their range of Scanpan, Cuisinart and associated products. Throughout the partnership Sheldon ... Read more
  • Professionals Real Estate support research

    November 9th, 2016
    Strong and committed corporate partnerships have played a critical fundraising role this year contributing over $3.7 million to help fund life-changing breast cancer research. Nationally and regionally, NBCF’s partners in the corporate community provide much needed support through pro bono services, pink products, workplace giving, employee fundraising initiatives and corporate donations. Since 2003, Professionals Real ... Read more

Event Calendar

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march 2017

10mar7:00 pm- 9:00 pmPink Ribbon Bling and Fashion High TeaA lovely High Tea Evening at Ipswich Bowls Club7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST Cnr of Pine and Canning St, North Ipswich, QLD, 4305North Ipswich Bowls ClubEvent Organized By: Laura Ross

april 2017

1apr10:00 am- 2:30 pmShannons Take Your Tops Off for Breast Cancer ResearchA static car display featuring convertible vehicles across all genre and vintage10:00 am - 2:30 pm AEST Parliament House Lawns HobartEvent Organized By: Rod Belbin/Judi Adams

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Lombard
Lombard have a range of pink ribbon products to cater for all your event needs.  20% from the sale of each item will be donated to NBCF. For more information please visi ...
ghd Electric Pink Collection
Limited edition ghd platinum® electric pink styler  and roll bag Our no compromise styler with ghd’s patented tri-zone® technology in limited edition electric pink. ...
Adairs Pink Products
The Mercer + Reid ‘Tea Rose’ Home Fragrance Range is our signature pink product, with all net proceeds donated directly to the NBCF. This beautiful candle and diff ...