Pink joins forces with the Pink Lady bringing two hotpinks together in support of breast cancerPop sensation P!nk has stepped up in support of Australians affected by breastcancer.
In what is a major coup for Breast Cancer Network Australia the star and the largerthan life inflatable Pink Lady, the symbol of the BCNA and women living with breastcancer, joined forces backstage for a photo shoot. P!nk stood proudly with the PinkLady to highlight the importance of support for all those affected by the disease.P!nk's personal show of support provides a powerful boost not only to womenliving with breast cancer, but to all those affected when someone close to themis diagnosed with the disease.
"A breast cancer diagnosis is traumatic not only for the woman herself, but also forher immediate family, and circle of friends." said Breast Cancer Network Australia'sCEO Lyn Swinburne. "Seeing a huge star like P!nk demonstrate her care andconcern for women with breast cancer means an enormous amount. As a woman ofstrength, P!nk's support for BCNA also sends a strong message to the women aboutthe power of using their voice. "
P!nk's show of support co-incides with a major milestone for BCNA's flagshipMy Journey Kit, which has now been sent to more than 40,000 Australianwomen diagnosed with breast cancer since it was launched in 2004.
The My Journey Kit is an invaluable resource pack which provides information andpractical advice for women diagnosed with early breast cancer. It is provided free ofcharge following a breast cancer diagnosis by calling 1 300 78 55 62 or atwww.bcna.org.au
Most Australians have been in some way touched by breast cancer whether it isthrough the diagnosis of a direct family member, friend or colleague. Knowing thereis information and support available can make a huge difference when dealing withthe uncertainty that comes with a breast cancer diagnosis.
BCNA not only provides a voice for Australians affected by breast cancer but is avital source of information and support offering resources for the woman diagnosed,and for family and friends. For further information visit www.bcna.org.au
o BCNA's My Journey Kit, the information andresource pack given to women diagnosed withearly breast cancer, has reached a majormilestone with 40,000 kits issued since it waslaunched in 2004.
o BCNA National Breast Cancer Survivors' Summitto be held in Melbourne from 13-15 August.