Registrations open!

Registrations open!

Sporting clubs, leagues and associations are invited to ‘pink up’ this Mother’s Day weekend, 10-11 May 2014!

Register your club today!

Field of Women 2014

Field of Women 2014

BCNA is calling for 15,000 people to stand on the MCG on Saturday 10 May!

Buy your ticket now for this unforgettable event!

Visit your local bakery

Visit your local bakery

Buy a Pink Finger Bun and support Australians affected by breast cancer.

Bakers Delight bakeries will donate 100% of the sale of their Pink Finger Buns to BCNA between 24 April – 14 May 2014.



The Beacon

The Beacon

Download the latest issues of  The Beacon and The Inside Story magazines, with a practical matters focus.

Online network

Online network

Our online network connects over 10,000 people affected by breast cancer in real time, no matter who they are or where they live.

Sporting clubs turn pink

15 Apr 2014

Sporting clubs across Australia are invited to pink up this Mother’s Day weekend in support of Australians affected by breast cancer.

Stand with us on the MCG!

11 Apr 2014

Tickets are now on sale for Field of Women 2014 in Melbourne on Saturday 10 May. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience!

Parliamentary inquiry into out-of-pocket costs

08 Apr 2014

A federal Parliamentary Committee is conducting an inquiry into the out-of-pocket costs of health care. Here's your chance to have your say.

Helping a friend or colleague with breast cancer brochure

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

New resources!

BCNA's latest resources include a booklet for partners and a financial and practical assistance fact sheet for women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Hope & Hurdles

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

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 or groups with similar interests, stay in touch at any time to support each other, and share experiences.

Other ways to connect

If the online network is not for you, you can connect with BCNA by subscribing to our free quarterly magazine, The Beacon.

We also run free community information forums around Australia for women diagnosed with breast cancer and their support people. Check the forums information page for upcoming forum locations.



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.

The tyranny of distance

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

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

Health professionals

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

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