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Pumpkin Fruit Cake (Recommended)

Posted June 27, 2018, in

Pumpkin Fruit Cake 500g mixed fruit 1 ½ cups brown sugar 1 tbs golden syrup 125g butter 1 cup apricot nectar 1 teasp bicarb soda 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup cooked pumpkin, cold, mashed 1 cup plain flour, sifted 1 cup self raising flour, sifted.   Method Preheat oven to 160 degrees C.  Grease…

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Workshop April 28

Posted June 5, 2018, in

On the 28th of April 2018 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 Natasha Woodward, who is a Senior Medical Oncologist at the Mater Hospital. Dr Woodward provided a great…

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Leanne’s Garden

Posted May 25, 2018, in

Photos from Leanne’s garden

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It’s All About Faces, Isn’t It?

Posted March 13, 2018, in

  It’s all about faces, isn’t it?   In our everyday life we present to the world a face you perceive as how that person, those people would like, want you to be; or so we are led to believe, or wish to.   It’s an impasse because in all honesty we move around and…

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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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Post Pink

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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