Each year, more than 1000 women will be treated at Mater after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
With your help, Mater Chicks in Pink is able to provide a range of free support programs and services designed to enhance the lives of women with breast cancer, regardless of their level of health insurance.
CounsellingOffering emotional support to women and their family during cancer treatment.
Mastectomy braProviding a mastectomy bra can help restore a woman's sense of confidence after breast removal surgery.
Financial supportOn an as needs basis, including house cleaning and hospital parking vouchers.
Gift packsFor every woman who receives treatment for breast cancer at Mater to help make their hospital stay a little brighter.
Creative Express art therapy programEnabling women to explore their feelings and share experiences in a creative environment.
Yoga therapyTo assist women in regaining movement following surgery and learn relaxation methods to help improve patients' emotional wellbeing.
'Mum, memories and me' programHelping terminally ill patients put together memory boxes for their children and the loved ones they’ll leave behind, with the support of a specially qualified counsellor.
A breast cancer diagnosis affects every facet of a woman’s life, but thankfully Mater Chicks in Pink is there to provide support when it’s needed most.
Lucy dreaded telling her daughters she had cancer.
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Val shares her breast cancer story.