Your breast cancer affects others

Please check your breasts. Treasured memories are great but we prefer your love and friendship.

As a woman you are shockingly likely to develop breast cancer. Australian women have a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer by 65. More likely to happen than finding time to meditate at sunrise for 10mins every day, getting back into yoga regularly, or getting the kids to pick their shit up off the floor without being told to.

The good news is, you also have an average five year survival rate of 90%. So although you are likely to develop breast cancer, you are also very likely to beat it, if you get an early diagnosis and seek treatment.

Thank you Dr Kate Adams and Thankly for making this video. It’s a good reminder that every case of breast cancer affects not just a woman but also her partner, children, siblings, parents, friends and colleagues.

The impact of breast cancer treatment and recovery is huge, but it’s nothing compared to the impact of losing you.

The world needs every good woman to live to a ripe old age, to help change this fucked-up, male-dominated toxic swamp of a society.

Finding your breast cancer early is your best defence and it’s simple, free and easy to do each day. By helping yourself, you help those who are counting on you to stick around.

My love to the strong, loving, beautiful and essential women in my life who’ve fought breast cancer. You know who you are. I love you dearly. ❤️

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