Breast Cancer Support AGM

Event Date: 
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 19:00

 

Breast Cancer Support (BCS) Inc. Annual General Meeting

When: Monday, 25 March 2019, 7 pm

Where: Domain Lodge (Auckland Cancer Society), 1 Boyle Cres, Grafton, Auckland

Come along to hear from guest speakers Libby Burgess - Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition's (BCAC) Chair, Philippa Reed - Sweet Louise CEO and Terre Nicholson - BCAC committee member and Metavivor.

BCAC Chair Libby Burgess has actively campaigned on a range of breast cancer issues including the need for fully funded access to Herceptin and other breast cancer medicines. In 2011, Libby was made a Member of the NZ Order of Merit for services to women’s health.

Philippa Reed is the CEO of Sweet Louise, a charitable Trust committed to improving the quality of life for New Zealanders living with secondary breast cancer through the provision of information, advice, support and access to a range of free practical and therapeutic services.

Terre Nicholson was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer in 2013 and given less than two years to live. She has beaten the odds and is stable in 2019. Terre is passionate about making funded life-extending medications available for those living with Stage 4 breast cancer.

All are welcome to attend, and BCS look forward to seeing you. Light refreshments will be served and parking is available at the venue: please check in with Reception on arrival for entry to the secure parking area.

For more information, please call 0800 273 222 or email support@breastcancersupport.co.nz  Visit their website www.breastcancersupport.co.nz