Welcome to Westmead Breast Cancer Institute

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.


Westmead Breast Cancer Institute 2014 Annual Breakfast
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 10:24

This year the Westmead BCI Breakfast 2014 will be holding its annual breakfast on Saturday the 25th October 2014 at Waterview, in the grounds of Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park. The Westmead BCI Breakfast 2014 will be an opportunity for the BCI to say thank you to all of our supporters and will be a celebration of life, hope, survivorship and living well after breast cancer.
We anticipate some amazing new works from the Nepean TAFE Design students in our Hope Poster Competition, and there will be opportunities to have a photo taken for next year’s posters.

Vitamin D Latitude Study in the Press
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 14:29

One of the big news stories for the 2012 Sydney International Breast Cancer Congress held at Darling Harbour was the Vitamin D Latitude Study.
Women who live south of Coffs Harbour or below 30 degrees latitude in Australia have almost double the risk of breast cancer than those in the north, the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute study shows.                          

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.

Sydney Congress a Great Success!
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 14:23

Over 900 delegates attended the 2012 Sydney International Breast Cancer Congress at Darling Harbour from 23-26 October. They were joined on Thursday and Friday by over 600 consumers for Breast Cancer Network Australia's conference "Strength to Strength".


Important Dates

Best Breast Friends
Tuesday 2nd September 2014
Recent advances in oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery
Dr Elisabeth Elder
Breast Surgeon
Westmead BCI


Ask the Secialist
Monday 8th September 2014
Dr Kirsty Stuart
Radiation Oncologist
Westmead BCI


Dr Elisabeth Elder
Breast SurgeonDr Elisabeth Elder
Breast Surgeon

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