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Breast Cancer Support Arrives in Mission Beach

Breast Cancer Network Australia 2 mins read

23/10/2023

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) – Australia’s leading breast cancer consumer organisation – will be in Mission Beach tomorrow for its popular information forum, 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, sexual, and emotional wellbeing, the role of allied health, 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.

PHOTO & INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:

  • BCNA CEO, Kirsten Pilatti
  • BCNA Director of Policy, Advocacy and Support Services, Vicki Durston

Registrations for the in-person event or virtual places are FREE and open right up until the start time via the BCNA website.

 

 

Date: Tuesday 24 October

 

Location: Castaways Resort & Spa, 2 Pacific Pde, Mission Beach

 

Time: 9.00 am for 9.30 am start – 3.00 pm

 

Guest speakers:

Medical oncologist Dr Michelle White

Clinical Psychologist Chloe Oliver

Sexual Health Physician Dr Tonia Mezzini

Exercise Physiologist Jody Spicer

Physiotherapist Maebh Coleman

Breast Care Nurses Jessica Chenery and Kate Tracey 

Plus, more!

 

 

If you require quotes, content, or an interview please reach out and our team can coordinate this for you.


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

0419 878 005

 

cmcqualter@bcna.org.au

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