“I don’t want to scare people by sharing my story, but I want to empower them to know that it can happen to young people and whatever you need to do to feel reassured, just go do it straight away.”
Ailsa is the first woman on her mum’s side of the family to reach 45 years old, cancer free!
“We lost our beautiful friend Tash to breast cancer earlier this year; she was the reason behind our decision to fundraise for ABCR.”
Australian Breast Cancer Research (ABCR) is always inspired by those who give up their own time to raise vital funds in the fight against breast cancer.
Having lost both parents to cancer at a young age, loving mother and grandmother Anne Woite faced her own cancer battle when she was diagnosed with grade 3 fast- growing breast cancer at 62 years old.
Sandra Kanello's Goal Achieved
Passionate advocate and breast cancer survivor Sandra Kanellos’s goal has been achieved – purchasing a $15,000 piece of equipment for The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) to help healing for women after breast cancer treatment.
When Michelle was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer at only 36 years old, she was terrified of leaving behind her 4-year-old son, Nate. Thankfully, Michelle won her fight and is still enjoying time with her family.
The fabulous Hayley and Lauren from Adelady, together with their friends at G-Fresh, raised an incredible $55,000 at their sold-out Longest Table dinner!
Our incredible community ambassador Sarah Waldron has once again smashed her fundraising target, raising an amazing $17,100 to #ForkCancer!
Breast cancer survivor Michelle has made it her mission to help protect other women from this disease.
Beverley Brown knows what it’s like to receive life-changing news; she was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2007 just before her 70th birthday.
“It was traumatic for all of us...'
Beth's Brave Story
When Beth was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, she didn’t want her kids to worry. Thanks to research, Beth is still enjoying life with her family.
The bond between Brendan Arnold and his loving Aunty Renae is unbreakable. So, when Brendan got the devastating news his Aunty’s cancer returned for a third time, he decided to raise funds for research to fight this horrible disease.
Continuing their fight against breast cancer, Australian Breast Cancer Research Ambassadors Adelady and G-Fresh raised an incredible $59,709 from their sold-out Longest Table dinner!
The Gawler community united together once again this year and raised an incredible $7,500 for Australian Breast Cancer Research (ABCR)!
One of Australian Breast Cancer Researcher’s regular givers Chris dedicates her time to raise vital funds in honour of her family and friends who have lost their lives to breast cancer.
For the second year running, well-known Barossa Valley winery Seppeltsfield hosted #MoscatoMission for the month of October and raised lifesaving funds for Australian Breast Cancer Research (ABCR).
Australian Breast Cancer Research’s passionate ambassadors Adelady and G-Fresh raised $45,000 in their fight against breast cancer!
After the shock of receiving a breast cancer diagnosis at just 31 years old, loving mother of four Sarah Pedler knew she had a challenging road ahead.
Breast cancer survivor has purchased a $15,000 piece of equipment for The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Just after her 30th birthday, Francesca was devastated when she received the heartbreaking news that she had Stage 2 breast cancer.
Kelli Oates' life was turned upside down
Kelli Oates’ life was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ – a type of cancer in the milk ducts of the breast) at the same age her mother tragically lost her battle to breast cancer.
Seppeltsfield Moscato Mission
In line with Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, the South Australian winery donated 50 per cent from each bottle of Seppeltsfield Barossa Moscato sold, raising an incredible $10,317.
After watching her loving aunty battle triple negative breast cancer, 16-year-old Brooke Webber decided she would raise funds towards ABCR by shaving her head!
Breast cancer thriver and mother-of-two Jenni Eyles reflects on what Mother’s Day now means to her after fighting and beating the heartbreaking disease over five years ago…
Leading a fit and healthy lifestyle, Robyn Dawkins loved living life to the fullest, travelling the world with her loving husband John and enjoying time with family.
Kate was a healthy and active 38-year-old mum when out of nowhere, she felt excruciating pain in her right breast.
Recently Australian Breast Cancer Research was contacted by a lovely lady who wanted to share the inspiring words her granddaughter Macey wrote about her experience of having both her mum and grandma diagnosed with breast cancer at the same time.
It was a pain in her right breast, like that of a torn muscle, which led young mother Kate Shields to a breast cancer diagnosis that she never saw coming.
Intimo is dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness amongst not only their own clientele, but the wider Australia and New Zealand community.
We’re so excited to share the passionate team raised an amazing $20,856 for breast cancer research through ABCR!
We love hearing about unique fundraisers like this one! Thank you to the great Florey Ward team!
“My gut instinct told me that my life was about to change – on 29 July 2016 at age 45 I was diagnosed with breast cancer.”
ABCR community fundraiser Tom Lane is transforming the Gawler Central Sporting Club’s inaugural Ladies Day event to a Pink High Tea to raise vital funds for breast cancer research.
When teacher and loving mother-of-three, Nicky Welch had her very first mammogram at 44-years-old, she never thought she would be diagnosed with breast cancer.
Peter, Simon and Theo from G-fresh
We are thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership for ABCR, joining forces with the passionate team behind Australian business G-Fresh!