'These women are warriors': Athletes taking to the field with breast injuries, UOW expert says

Kate McIlwain
Updated July 21 2023 - 11:39am, first published July 20 2023 - 3:00pm
Matildas taking on Chinese Taipei in the Olympic qualifier at Campbelltown Stadium in 2020. Picture by Simon Bennett
Matildas taking on Chinese Taipei in the Olympic qualifier at Campbelltown Stadium in 2020. Picture by Simon Bennett

With women's football in the spotlight as the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup kicks off, a leading Wollongong health researcher wants to make people more aware of the injuries sport can cause to women's breasts.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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