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.


2016 Mini Field of Women
Monday, 26 September 2016 16:15

MFOW-imageOn Tuesday 4th October Westmead Breast Cancer Institute will hold a Mini Field of Women. Patients, family and friends are invited to pay tribute to those affected by breast cancer by writing a message to attach to the Pink Lady silhouettes and joining us for morning tea. 

Register Now for Leura 8 International Breast Cancer Conference
Monday, 26 September 2016 15:37

Its counting down to the Leura 8 International Breast Cancer Conference being held during Breast Cancer Awareness Month from Tuesday 25th October to Saturday 29th October 2016 at the Fairmont Hotel in Leura, nestled within Sydney’s iconic Blue Mountains.

BCI 2016 Annual Breakfast
Monday, 26 September 2016 16:04

Westmead Breast Cancer Institute's Annual Breakfast returns again for 2016. Patients, their families, carers and BCI supporters are invited to join us for a celebration of life and living well after cancer. 

This year our annual event will be held on Saturday 15th October, 2016 at the beautiful Waterview Restaurant venue in Bicentennial Park, tickets are $40 per person and include a glass of champage on arrival. We look forward to seeing you on the day!

What you need to know about mammograms
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 12:52

The Director of Westmead Breast Cancer Institute speaks about Breast Cancer Screening & Treatment


On 13 September 2014, the Pink Sari Project was officially launched by Prof David Currow, Chief Cancer Officer of NSW and Chief Executive Officer of the Cancer Institute NSW. The Pink Sari Project focuses on women from Indian and Sri Lankan communities, who have the lowest rates of breast screening in New South Wales, Australia. 



Important Dates


Best Breast Friends
Tuesday 6th September, 2016

Getting in touch with your creative self.

Presented by Bronwyn Chalmers

Clinical Trials Nurse and creator of beautiful objects

10.30am - 12pm

Westmead Breast Cancer Institute

 Venus 2015

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