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The Westmead Breast Cancer Institute (BCI) is recognised as one of Australia’s leading and dynamic organisations in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Linking screening to treatment and expert clinical care, the focus of the BCI is to provide continuity for our patients and a coordinated approach to breast cancer care for all our patients. The BCI focuses on best practice, and utilises a research- and evidence-based approach across all of its programs.

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Free Breast Cancer Information Day for Greek Women
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 11:48

BCNA Greek Forum

Greek-speaking women from across Melbourne are invited to attend Breast Cancer Network Australia's (BCNA) free Breast Cancer Information Day at The Greek Centre in Melbourne on Sunday 30 November 2014. All information will be presented in Greek.

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2014 Pink Ribbon Ride Raises Funds for Breast Cancer
Thursday, 28 August 2014 10:20

pinkribbonrideThe annual Sydney Pink Ribbon Motorcycle Ride will be held  this year on Sunday, 12th October 2014 and will again be fundraising for the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute.This year the riders will be gathering at the Club Punchbowl and will work together with the help of their major sponsors Harley Davidson and Insure My Ride along with support of the venue Club Punchbowl.

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The14th Pink Ribbon Ride observed with about 1100 bikes!!
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 09:27

pinkride2014It was a spectacular event on 12th of October with about 1100 bikes to celebrate Pink Ribbon Ride 2014. The Ride started from car park at Club Punchbowl and ended at Warragamba Dam.
The Ride was organized with very genuine cause of raising fund and awareness for Breast Cancer.

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Breast Care Nurse Practicum
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 14:29

The 2nd Breast Care Nurse Practicum for 2014 was held from the 15th to the 19th September at the BCI.Three nurses attended the 5 days of lectures and clinical observership including time in operating suite and Radiotherapy. During the week the NSW Breast Cancer Interest Group meeting was held at the Lifehouse Centre at RPA.

The nurses had the opportunity to spend time sharing and discussing issues of interest to other breast care nurses from around Sydney and surrounds.
The week is made possible by the ongoing support and enthusiasm that the BCI and other Cancer care staff show to each of the nursing groups that attend the practicum 3 times a year.

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Important Dates

Best Breast Friends
Tuesday 9th December, 2014
End of year celebration:
Jenny Cooper
Breast Care Nurse
Westmead BCI

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Ask the Secialist
There is no specialist meeting on December.

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Dr Elisabeth Elder
Breast SurgeonDr Elisabeth Elder
Breast Surgeon

Events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October 2014

Venus 2014

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