Year: 2017

Reflections

Posted December 18, 2017, in

  The experience of working as a research assistant with the Advanced Breast Cancer Group was, for me, unique and unexpected. While working for the service, I was enlightened by hearing of the experiences that women have of living with a terminal diagnosis. I quickly learnt that these stories are varied, marked by thedifferent personalities,…

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Workshop October 2017

Posted November 7, 2017, in

On the 14th of October 2017 saw Advanced Breast Cancer Group hold the regular Workshop for Women, Partners, Families and Friends. The workshop was a great success with many members and their family attending. The day featured Dr Russell Richards, who is a Palliative Care Physician at the Mater Hospital. Dr Richards provided a great…

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Natalie’s Knitting

Posted October 20, 2017, in

As a Knitter all her life, Natalie has found the craft not only enjoyable, but soothing, meditative, and physically helpful – exercise for her fingers. These are only some of her finished products….                      

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Workshop April 2017

Posted June 21, 2017, in

On the 22nd of April 2017 saw Advanced Breast Cancer Group hold the regular Workshop for Women, Partners, Families and Friends. The workshop was a great success with many members and their family attending. The day featured Dr Catherine Shannon, who is the Senior Medical Oncologist at the Mater Cancer Care Centre. Dr Catherine Shannon…

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Film Launch

Posted May 30, 2017, in

Our new film, “Post Pink, living with advanced breast cancer” was launched on 21April 2017, by The Honourable Jackie Trad, Deputy Premier and Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Transport.The Health Minister, The Honourable Cameron Dick, was there too, emphasising not only the support that this government gives to our service, but also the value that…

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Ginger and Nausea?

Posted February 12, 2017, in

“Researchers are investigating if ginger can relieve nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy… The nausea and vomiting experienced by cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy can significantly affect their appetite, nutrition and quality of life. The Bond University research project Supplemental Prophylactic Intervention for Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Emisis, or SPICE for short, aims to reduce those…

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