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.


Catwalk capers for a cancer cause
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 11:23

The following article was published on 12 May 2015 in the St Marys Star. 

The Sri Lankan Association of NSW is hosting a fashion show in June to raise awareness about breast screening among Indian and Sri Lankan communities – two communities with the lowest rate of breast screening in NSW.


Pink Sari Project presents: Fabulously Pink
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 10:12

The Sri Lankan Association of NSW, as part of the Pink Sari Project will be hosting 'Fabulously Pink - A Fashion Show' on Sunday 28th June. The Pink Sari Project aims to promote breast cancer screening awareness among the Indian and Sri Lankan communities, who have some of the lowest screening rates in NSW. As part of the event, BCI Service Director A/Professor Nirmala Pathmanathan will be presenting on the night.

Additional Breast Care Services at Mt Druitt
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 09:17

Associate Professor Nirmala Pathmanathan, Service Director of Westmead Breast Cancer Institute (BCI) was proud to launch its expanded Screening, Assessment and Diagnostics Service Clinic at the BCI Sunflower Clinic Mount Druitt Hospital. The expansion is in response to a significant increase in the number of women from the Blacktown local government area, lower Blue Mountains and Penrith areas requiring breast screening services in the area.

Venus 2015
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 10:34

The 2015 edition of the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute annual newsletter, Venus, will be available soon.


Important Dates

Best Breast Friends
Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Easter Tuesday morning tea.
Facilitated by Jenny Cooper, CNC Breast Care.

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