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The Westmead Breast Cancer Institute aims to inform patients, and the general public through educational events and support programs. Watch this space for upcoming events that may interest you.

Lymphoedema Update 2015

In April 2015, Macquarie University will be hosting Professor Hakan Brorson and Margaret Sneddon as part of a week-long seminar on lymphoedema research.

Download the program and RSVP as places are limited.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 09:12
GP Education Evening held 19th March 2015

On Thursday 19th March 2015, Westmead Breast Cancer Institute co-hosted with Wentwest a Breast screening, diagnostic workup & management workshop for health professionals.


Dr Suellyn Kennedy, Dr Bronwyn Kennedy, Dr Farid Meybodi and A/Prof Nirmala Pathmanathan from BCI each presented an overview of breast cancer through the importance of breastscreening, breast imaging diagnostic workups and management of patients with benign and malignant breast conditions.


The workshop was designed in direct response to feedback received from GP's based on the increasing complexity of patients with atypical breast imaging findings or symptoms, as well as the increasing role of the GP in the long term management of patients with breast cancer.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 10:53
Free Breast Cancer Information Day for Greek Women

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.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 15:12
Motorcyclists raise $100,000 in two rides for breast cancer

On 23rd October this year on a glorious sunny day over 1000 motorcycles turned out at The Mean Fiddler Hotel at Rouse Hill for the 2011 annual Pink Ribbon Motorcycle Ride. Those attending were treated to a visual spectacle in pink with many outrageously decorated bikes and riders.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 September 2012 08:57
Public Forum 2011

Moving Forward: Surviving Breast Cancer

The BCI's 2011 Public Forum was called Moving Forward: Surviving Breast Cancer and featured an expert panel discussing many of the issues that patients face at the completion of treatment and strategies to deal with those issues.

The Public Forum, held earlier this year is being rebroadcast, by public demand, on November 22nd at 8pm (AEDT).

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 November 2011 08:09

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