Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) is the peak national organisation for Australians affected by breast cancer. BCNA work to ensure the members receive the very best support, information, treatment and care appropriate to their individual needs.
BCNA is represented by the Pink Lady silhouette which is symbolic of their focus on the people affected by breast cancer – the women, men and their families.
Who is BCNA?
BCNA consists of a network of more than 120,000 members and 289 Member Groups. More than 90 per cent of the members have had a diagnosis of breast cancer, and the remaining members have had a personal experience with breast cancer through a family member or friend. BCNA’s online community of more than 16,000 members is the largest health consumer online community in the country.
BCNA programs and services
BCNA provides a wide and growing range of services to newly diagnosed Australians, survivors of breast cancer and Australians living with metastatic breast cancer. All of BCNA’s resources and support services are provided free of charge, including:
- Telephone helpline
- A range of high-quality digital and print resources
- An online community
- Information forums around Australia
- Post-surgery bras (with the support of Berlei)
- Bilingual resources in six languages
- Accessible resources for people with a disability or low English literacy
- Volunteer community champions who undertake projects across the nation
- Volunteer consumer representatives who represent the interests of Australians with breast cancer in research, policy and other advisory processes
- A new series of webcasts and podcasts
Visit us at bcna.org.au to find our more or call the BCNA helpline on 1800 954 899