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Thursday, 29 November 2012
Page: 14014

Breast Cancer

Debate resumed on the motion:

That this House:

(1) notes that:

(a) October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and that Monday 22 October 2012 is Pink Ribbon Day;

(b) breast cancer is the most common cancer in Australian women (excluding melanoma) and the second leading cause of cancer-related death in Australia; and

(c) the incidence of breast cancer in Australia is increasing; and

(2) encourages women to have a mammogram every two years.

Question agreed to.