Minister launches two more BCI Sunflower Clinics
Friday, 24 July 2009 02:48

Two brand new Breast Cancer Institute NSW (BCI) Sunflower Clinics were officially launched by the Minister Assisting the Minister for Health (Cancer) Hon. Jodi McKay at Blue Mountains and Mt Druitt hospitals on the 13th of July.

New breast cancer clinic opens at Auburn Hospital
Wednesday, 20 May 2009 05:00

Women in Auburn will now be able to access free mammograms with the opening of the new Breast Cancer Institute Sunflower Clinic on the 20th May 2009, Minister Assisting the Minister for Health (Mental Health) Barbara Perry said.

Moderate Alcohol Consumption Increases Cancer Risk
Monday, 02 March 2009 20:49 In the same week that the World Cancer Research Fund’s Policy Report1 which shows that between 11 and 22% of breast cancer cases in the US and UK are attributable to alcohol consumption was released, another study was published in the February issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute which showed that nearly 13 percent of combined cases of breast, liver, rectum, upper gastrointestinal tract cancers may be attributable to alcohol. Read more...
Men With BRCA Gene Mutations Unaware of Cancer Risks
Monday, 23 March 2009 05:00 Men who have inherited a mutation (a fault) in one of the breast cancer susceptibility genes (such as BRCA1 or BRCA2) are at increased risk of prostate cancer and sometimes male breast cancer. Read more...
BCI Sunflower Clinic opens - mammograms at Myer
Wednesday, 28 January 2009 07:32

BCI Sunflower Clinic logo The next time you’re out shopping in Parramatta, why not get a mammogram - especially now that the life-saving test is conveniently located in the lingerie department of your nearby department store? Read more...


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