Each year over 13,500 Australian women are diagnosed with breast cancer. It’s one of the most common cancers. Survival rates are growing due to earlier detection and better treatment but we still have a long way to go.
This is why Australians come together on Cancer Council’s Pink Ribbon Day, Monday 22 October, to show their support for the one in eight women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer by the age of 85.
A diagnosis of breast cancer can be a traumatic experience that can severely disrupt a woman’s family and working life, however outcomes are improving.
By participating in Cancer Council’s Pink Ribbon Day, you can help provide support services to improve the quality of life for those affected by breast cancer, along with research into potential new treatments and prevention measures.
Funds raised by Cancer Council’s Pink Ribbon Day go to vital breast cancer research, prevention programs and support services such as Cancer Council Helpline.
Staff at Lifestyle and Sports Physiotherapy will be wearing Pink in the week leading up to Pink Ribbon Day, to show their support and raise awareness for this important cause. You can show your support by wearing Pink to your appointment with us or you can purchase Pink Ribbon Day merchandise from Reception.
If you aren’t attending our clinic this October, you can still show your support by donating online www.pinkribbonday.com.au or by calling 1300 65 65 85.
Thank you for your support!