“I AM WOMAN” Early detection of breast cancer Health Forum

 "I AM WOMAN" Health Forum on early detection of breast cancer . Held on the 27th May this year the event focused on the prevention and early detection of breast cancer. Healthy breasts, healthy bodies, and healthy minds. This 1 day event partnered with many health...

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Who needs a Mammogram

Any woman over the age of 30 with a new symptom. Younger women may have a mammogram if there is a strong family history of breast cancer. Mammography is not typically done in pregnant or breastfeeding women, but in certain cases it may be recommended. How often should...

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Breast Cancer – Myth’s and Facts

Over the years I have had lots of conversations with women about the causes of breast cancer and who is at risk. I am still being surprised at how many myths and false beliefs there are. I still hear statements such as: “I don’t have any boobs ( I am only an A cup )...

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Women are still losing their breast and lives to breast cancer

Due to recent passing of a dear friend to breast cancer I want to revisit an earlier blog I posted in 2015. I have been working with women affected by breast cancer for 20 years and it still upsets me when I hear that women are still losing their breast and lives to...

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Sparkling Hightea 30th October 2016

BreastAware Australia is proudly hosting a Sparkling Hightea on Sunday 30th October 2016 at Seacliff Restaurant. We invite you to join us for a day of fun, inspiration and inspiring speakers. Tickets can be purchased online https://www.trybooking.com/230048. All money...

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1st Public Workshop for 2016

The first BreastAware public workshop took place this week at the Lagoon Seafood Restaurant. Over 70 people were in attendance to learn breast self examination techniques. Attendees provided great feedback and bookings for future workshops have been consistent since...

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Sparkling High Tea

BreastAware major annual fundraiser is fast approaching. We invite the ladies of the Illawarra (and beyond) to join us on 11th October 2015 for a Sparkling High Tea at Seacliff Restaurant in Wollongong.     Please invite your friends, book a ticket or a table and...

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Wave FM Blog

This article was published on 96.5WaveFM blog and we thought it was definitely worth publishing again here for our visitors! "My name is Jennifer and I have breast cancer" I have been following this young women's journey on Facebook since her diagnoses two years ago....

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1 Year Down!

What a year it has been for BreastAware. Founded in March 2014 by Maralyn Young, our speaker and educator, with the vision of raising awareness and improving chances of detecting breast cancer early. Early detection saves lives. That's one of the key messages we aim...

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Empowerment and a Sparkling High Tea

The education and empowerment we've been able to share through BreastAware Australia in our first year was only made possible through the support of our wonderful community.  In October 2014 Karolina Stojkovska shared the following post on our Facebook page....

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