BreastScreen

Livingstone Shire Council Thinking Pink

At 6pm every evening, for the entire month of October, two of the Capricorn Coast’s most iconic landmarks will transform… for a very good cause. Livingstone Shire Council has lit up the Singing Ship at Emu Park and the Spirit Stone on Yeppoon Foreshore in bright pink to raise awareness for Breast Cancer and the importance of education and early detection.

Put your bras out for breast cancer

BreastScreen Queensland Rockhampton and Gladstone clinics are urging Central Queensland women to put their bras out during October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The month provides perfect opportunity to start conversations and to create a groundswell of support and community education around breast cancer and breast screening for preventative health.

Free breast screens for Gladstone women

Gladstone Hospital BreastScreen Clinic has free screening appointments available over the next few weeks, with extended hours to make it even easier to find a suitable time for busy women. BreastScreen Queensland Rockhampton’s Clinical Director Dr Lea Kleinschmidt urges women to make and attend their two-yearly BreastScreen appointment.

BreastScreen Queensland’s Mobile Service Visits Emerald

Central Queensland women are urged to take advantage of free breast cancer screening while BreastScreen Queensland’s mobile unit is in Emerald. A doctor’s referral is not required, so phone BreastScreen Queensland on 13 20 50 to make an appointment today.

Pink Ribbon Day fundraisers urged to put education on the table

BreastScreen Queensland is urging those organising Pink Ribbon Day fundraisers to put education on the table as well at the many morning teas, breakfasts, afternoons and dinners that will be held across the region in October to raise money for breast cancer.

BreastScreen Asks – This October, what are you doing for YOU?

BreastScreen Queensland is using Australia’s Breast Cancer month (October) as a reminder for women over the age of 50 to set aside time to book a free breast screen.

BreastScreen Queensland’s Mobile Service Visits Yeppoon

Capricorn Coast women are urged to take advantage of free breast cancer screening while BreastScreen Queensland’s mobile unit is in Yeppoon. The state-of-the-art digital mobile unit will be at the Capricorn Coast Hospital and Health Service on Hoskyn Drive from 15 September, 2015, to 29 January, 2016, for its biennial visit. All women aged between 50 and 74 are strongly encouraged to have a free breast screen every two years. Women aged 40 to 49 and over 75 are also eligible to attend for free. A doctor’s referral is not required, so phone BreastScreen Queensland on 13 20 50 to make an appointment today.

BreastScreen Queensland’s mobile service visits CQUniversity

Rockhampton women who live or work on the north-side are urged to take advantage of free breast cancer screening while BreastScreen Queensland’s mobile unit is based at CQUniversity.

BreastScreen Queensland’s mobile service visits Capella

Central Highlands region women are urged to take advantage of free breast cancer screening when BreastScreen Queensland’s mobile unit is in Capella.