Resources to Empower

We believe that beauty comes from within, but it doesn’t hurt to have a little help. Defining Beauty provides a safe, friendly and informative place for those going through breast cancer treatment and their journey beyond it. We hope that the resources you find here may help you to take back some control over how you’re feeling – inside and out.

5 Aug 2019
I was diagnosed at 22 years of age. Before I knew it I was getting full-body scans, blood tests, MRI, CT scans, seeing all different types of doctors. Each day was filled with doctor’s appointments and scans. A week after receiving my diagnosis I started my IVF treatment to collect eggs to free ...
5 Aug 2019
My experience with breast cancer started when I was on an overseas trip to Europe for three months. It wasn’t until halfway through that I noticed a lump in my right breast. At the time I didn’t really think much of it, I thought maybe I’d banged my breast against something (we’d just vis ...
1 Aug 2019
Hi, I'm Jo. I'm a beauty and wellness warrior, married to Doug and mother to two beautiful daughters, Ella and Charlotte. I'm also a two-time breast cancer survivor. I was first diagnosed in 2001 at age 26 with a grade 3 cancer after discovering a lump in the shower. Over the course of a y ...