Rod Ritchie

By December 30, 2021 April 1st, 2022 HOPE Wall, Invasive (Stage 1-3), Male Breast Cancer

Rod Ritchie is a 71-year-old breast cancer survivor and advocate from Australia. He is the founder of, a compilation of the latest diagnosis, treatment, and research on breast cancer in men. With Rob Fincher, a friend from the Male Breast Cancer Coalition, Rod created a Male Breast Cancer Manifesto, which among other things, calls for reducing the stereotyping of breast cancer as an exclusively female disease.

Rod’s Recommended Resources

Male Breast Cancer

We wish to build and promote a consistent profile and narrative within all cancer groups for male breast cancer that enables a more balanced perspective and supports improved health outcomes.

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Our mission is to help people make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast health and breast cancer, so they can make the best decisions for their lives.

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Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA)

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) is Australia’s leading breast cancer consumer organisation. We have worked tirelessly to ensure that all Australians who are affected by breast cancer receive the very best care, treatment and support.

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