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Breast Cancer Support Touches Down in Coffs Harbour for its Booked-Out Event – FREE Virtual Places Still Available!

Breast Cancer Network Australia < 1 mins read

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) – Australia’s leading breast cancer consumer organisation – will be in Coffs Harbour tomorrow for its completely booked-out information forum detailing the latest in treatment and supporting locals affected by breast cancer. 

BCNA’s Living Well Information Forum will cover a range of topics including current and emerging treatments, strategies to enhance physical and emotional wellbeing, the role of allied health, including services and support for lymphoedema management, and living well during treatment and beyond. 

It will also give attendees the opportunity to connect, network, share lived experiences, and understand what support and resources are available both locally and through BCNA. 

Media are invited to come along between 9.00 am – 3.00 pm to cover the event, please contact us to arrange any interviews or photo opportunities.

 

Date: Thursday 7 September  

Location: C.ex Coffs International Stadium, Stadium Dr, Coffs Harbour

Time: 9.00 am for 9.30 am start – 3.00 pm 

Guest speakers: 

Medical oncologist Dr Michelle White 

Oncology social worker Dr Carrie Lethborg 

ALA certified nurse Lee Millard-Newton 

Exercise physiologist Hugh Campbell 

Breast care nurse Jane Kelly 

Social worker Rob Brangwin 

Eventbrite Link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/bcna-coffs-harbour-information-forum-2023-registration-671316705337?aff=oddtdtcreator  

 

Registrations are open until 5pm tonight, note only virtual places are available at this point, tickets to attend the event in-person are booked out. 


About us:

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) is Australia’s leading breast cancer consumer organisation. BCNA provides information and support to those diagnosed and their supporters, opportunities to connect with others going through a similar situation and work to influence a stronger healthcare system to ensure all Australians affected by breast cancer receive the very best care, treatment and support.


Contact details:

Carissa McQualter

Communications Specialist

0405 928 476

cmcqualter@bcna.org.au

 

 

 

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