Search: Breast Cancer

News: New hope in battle against drug-resistant breast cancer

HER2, a protein found on the surface of breast cancer cells. Around one in five breast cancer patients are HER2-positive. Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Queensland women – around 2900 new cases are diagnosed each year,…

News: Face of Walk For Women’s Cancers is living her best life after breast cancer

educate people on how to reduce their cancer risk.” To register for the Sunshine Coast Walk For Women’s Cancers, visit cancerqld.org.au/walkforwomenscancers or call the Cancer Council Fundraising Hotline on 1300 65 65 85. Locals can register individually or as a…

Blog: Breast cancer survivor shares powerful message of early detection

made the proactive decision to visit her doctor the following day. It was that day Laraine’s worst nightmare became her reality. She was diagnosed with breast cancer. “I was very lucky we found the cancer when we…

News: CCQ Statement on Reported Link Between Abortion and Breast Cancer

look and feel of your breasts. If you have any questions about the link between abortion and breast cancer, or reducing your breast cancer risk, please call Cancer Council Helpline 13 11 20, Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm….

News: Women living in north and west Queensland face increasing chance of breast cancer

Breast cancer incidence rates are increasing faster in north and west Queensland than in the rest of the state, a new Cancer Council Queensland study has found[1]. Researchers from Cancer Council Queensland examined incidence and survival patterns for the five…

News: Where women live influences decisions about breast cancer treatment

New joint research has found that the distance to cancer services may be influencing the treatment intentions of regional Queensland women diagnosed with breast cancer. Specifically, a study by QUT, Cancer Council and BreastScreen Queensland found that where a…

invasive breast cancer

Cancer that has spread from the lining of the breast ducts or lobules into the surrounding breast tissue.

non-invasive breast cancer

Cancer that is confined to the ducts or lobules of the breast….

News: Free wigs give Queensland cancer patients their confidence back

Cancer Council Queensland is reaching out to Queensland women who have lost their hair as a result of cancer treatment, offering free wigs and turbans in a time of need. Women diagnosed with cancer can borrow a wig or turban,…