Everyday, over 35 Australian women are diagnosed with breast cancer and breast cancer affects more than 13,000 women in Australia every year.
The Westmead Breast Cancer Institute is a leader in the provision of breast cancer care and is the only centre providing multidisciplinary research, education, clinical care, breast cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow up.
There are several ways to donate to the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute:
1 Make an online donation at http://www.givenow.com.au/westmeadbci
2 Phone Juliana on 02 98458458 and make a donationover the phone.
3 Print a Donation form (PDF 120KB) Mail, together with your donation, or fax to Westmead Breast Cancer Institute.
Thank you for supporting The Westmead Breast Cancer Institute.
Donations over $2.00 are tax deductible. Your receipt will be issued immediately via email if you donate online, or mailed to you for Fax and Phone donations.
How will the funds be used?
The Westmead Breast Cancer Institute is committed to delivering the best possible information, advice, treatment and care to patients with breast cancer. We achieve this through the following programs:
BreastScreen NSW Sydney West-reducing the number of deaths from breast cancer though early detection, the BreastScreen program is available within Myer stores and hospitals across western Sydney.
Clinical Care-bringing together all medical and allied health specialties, our multidisciplinary treatment model gives breast cancer patients and their families the most comprehensive care and support.
Research-focusing on best-practice risk assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and survivorship, through innovative projects and collaborations.
Education-providing valuable information to patients with breast cancer, their families and the community, and also to health professionals to help them deliver the best possible care.
Key areas of expenditure for funds donated:
- State-of-the-art digital breast screening facilities across Western Sydney and the extension of screening services to poorer and hard to reach communities.
- Provision of clinical services and upgrades to equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
- Supportive care program for women affected by breast cancer including counseling and lymphoedema care and support.
- Research into breast cancer prevention, treatment methods and patient care.
- Education on breast health and breast cancer treatment through the development of Educational Resources for women and patients.
- Education for consumers and rural communities including the public forum, fact sheets and support groups.
- Education of health professionals including rural breast care nurses and specialist training fellowships.
Are donations tax deductible? Yes
Will I receive a receipt for my donation?
Yes, immediately sent to you by email when approved.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 September 2011 16:24