Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

There are many ways you can get involved this October to show your support for BCNA and those affected by breast cancer.

What's on your mind?

What's on your mind?

The latest issues of The Beacon and The Inside Story magazines are available to download.

This issue focuses on 'what's on your mind'.

Online network

Online network

BCNA's online network connects over 12,000 Australians affected by breast cancer.

Share your experiences online and gain support.

BCNA Fact sheets

BCNA Fact sheets

BCNA fact sheets are free and provide practical and relevant information on a range of topics for those with breast cancer and their families.

Local services at your fingertips!

Local services at your fingertips!

Use our online directory to find breast-cancer-related services and support in your community.

Delivery of My Journey Kit

25 Oct 2014

Victorian women will now receive BCNA's My Journey Kit on the day of their breast cancer diagnosis.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

17 Oct 2014

October is a time to acknowledge and support the many people affected by breast cancer.

Healthy eating and breast cancer

15 Oct 2014

BCNA’s new healthy eating booklet is designed to help women maintain a healthy diet, both during and after treatment.

Hope & Hurdles

Hope & Hurdles is a free, comprehensive information resource especially for women diagnosed with secondary breast cancer, that you can order online.

Free resources

BCNA's latest resources include a booklet for healthy eating and a booklet for men diagnosed with breast cancer.

Helping a friend or colleague with breast cancer brochure

Suggestions from women who have had breast cancer -- the things they found helpful and unhelpful.

Join our online network

Join our online network


Connect with others

If you have been affected by breast cancer, you are invited to join our online network.

The online network gives you a way to link with individuals with similar interests, stay in touch at any time to support each other, and share experiences.


What's a blog?

What's a blog?


Member blogs

As a member of our online network you can keep a blog or 'online diary' to share your thoughts and experiences.

You can choose to make your blog public or only to share it with the people you are connected to in the network.

A blog can be a great way to keep family and friends up to date with your progress during treatment and can help with managing your time.

Groups can also use a blog to keep a dialogue going among their members.

The BCNA blog

The BCNA blog is a central information hub where we keep our members up-to-date with what's happening in BCNA



Online and other groups

Online and other groups


Online interest groups

As a member of the online network you can set up, or participate in, an online interest group.

Share your experiences and connect with others in online groups such as:

Find more online groups...


Support groups

BCNA Member Groups provide face-to-face peer-support for women and families in communities right around the country.


Personal stories

Helping a friend or colleague with breast cancer

Many women offer their stories in the hope it might help - or inspire - someone else. Here is just a small selection.

I never thought I would...

A selection of personal stories from women about things they thought they would never do if they hadn't had breast cancer

The tyranny of distance

Living in rural and remote Australia can bring additional challenges for women with breast cancer.

Health professionals

BCNA works closely with health professionals to achieve better outcomes for women

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