The Ladybird Foundation Newsletter – December 2016

The Ladybird Foundation Newsletter – December 2016

Thank you so much for your very kind interest in The Ladybird Foundation.

2016 has been an eventful year that has seen The Ladybird Foundation embark on its initial fundraising project for the ROLLIS breast cancer clinical trial, whilst working at raising our profile in the wider Western Australian community and increasing awareness of the importance of support for breast and gynaecologic cancer research in WA.

WA trial to find silent cancers – 14th Jan 2016

WA trial to find silent cancers – 14th Jan 2016

Hundreds of WA women are taking part in a trial of radioactive seeds that guide surgeons to “silent” breast cancers.

Known as the ROLLIS trial, the surgical technique uses tiny low-dose radioactive seeds to locate and remove breast cancer, while ensuring enough margin is left.