Fiona Forrest

My Pink Ribbon Breakfast

This year I am hosting a Pink Ribbon Breakfast event because I want to make a real difference to Australians affected by breast cancer. All donations made to this page will help do exactly that. 

The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is Australia’s leading national body funding game-changing breast cancer research with money raised entirely by the Australian public.

I really believe research is the best way to prevent deaths, and improve how breast cancer is diagnosed, managed and treated. NBCF is working towards one goal: zero deaths from breast cancer by 2030. Together we can help them get there.

Click 'Donate' to make a secure online donation and help me reach my goal. Every donation, big or small, will help me get there. Please donate today.

All donations over $2 are tax deductible and you will be issued with a tax-deductible receipt via email as soon as you make your donation.

Thank you so much for your support!

My Updates

My why

Sunday 12th Sep
On 10 September 2020 I walked into the Wellington Hospital in London for what I thought would be a fairly straightforward appointment.  Within half an hour I heard those words that everyone dreads - it’s cancer.  One week later, I had a full diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer.  My specialist and my oncologist both said to me that it was incurable but treatable and they are the words that kept me going. 

I feel like one of the lucky ones.  I have had a full metabolic response to my treatment.  I didn’t have to have surgery and the oral chemo I take does not cause terrible side effects.  The worst part of my treatment is being in menopause and all that brings.  

In April 2021 I was told I had no more active cancer in my body.  

But for the hard work and commitment of the doctors, scientists and researchers, my story would be very different.  

I am here today because of medical research.  

The photo is me at one of my regular Friday oncology appointments in London, which we fondly referred to as my Cancer Day Spa (it was fancy!).