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What is Personalised Medicine?

What is Personalised Medicine?

If you’ve heard the term personalised medicine, you may be wondering just what it is, and where does it fit in the treatment regime?Tailored medical treatmentPersonalised medicine, also known as precision medicine, is medical treatment that takes into consideration...

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Announcing Roof Seal as a Major Sponsor

Announcing Roof Seal as a Major Sponsor

Roof Seal is partnering with the Letitia Linke Research Foundation as our Major Sponsor for the coming year, in addition to supporting our annual fundraiser, the Adelaide Silver Style as a Premium Sponsor for 2023. We greatly value the support of this iconic South...

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Let’s Talk Ovaries

Let’s Talk Ovaries

This February, get your besties together for morning tea, round up your mates from a local sports club or community group, or gather the women in your family for a cuppa and let's get talking!February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, and our mission at the Letitia...

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Inspiring South Australian Women 2023 – Commendation

Inspiring South Australian Women 2023 – Commendation

We are delighted to share that LLRF Chair Madelyn Duckmanton received a commendation in the Inspiring South Australian Women's Award 2023, from the Australia Day Council of South Australia. This tremendous achievement reflects her dedication to raising awareness of...

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How Improved Treatment will Improve Outcomes

How Improved Treatment will Improve Outcomes

We often speak about our focus on funding research to find an early detection test, however this is not the only research that we support. Alongside a screening test, we are also focussing our efforts to fund research to improve treatment for women diagnosed with...

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Research Funding for Early Detection and Improved Treatment

Research Funding for Early Detection and Improved Treatment

The LLRF board and I recently had the pleasure of meeting with some of the research team working on the projects that the foundation is supporting, and I would like to share some information about the research we are helping to fund at the University of South...

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What causes Ovarian Cancer ?

What causes Ovarian Cancer ?

To date the causes of Ovarian Cancer are unknown, however what we do know is that there are some common risk factors:- Age - The risk of Ovarian Cancer increases with age and is more prevalent in women after the age of 50 who are post menopausal and continues to...

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The Signs & Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

The Signs & Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

As there is no early detection test it is important that every woman knows the signs and symptoms of Ovarian Cancer, and listens to her body carefully. Early detection of Ovarian Cancer is the key to the best treatment and outcomes. So let's take a look at the most...

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Grand Slam Winner Chris Evert Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer

Grand Slam Winner Chris Evert Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer

As we have all been fixed to the Australian Open Tennis, news has come out that the famous former grand slam winner and professional tennis player, Chris Evert, was recently diagnosed with stage 1c Ovarian Cancer. Whilst no one can consider themselves lucky to have...

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