Beating breast cancer together

Established in 1995, the Sydney Breast Cancer Foundation is a non-profit, charity organisation which is 100% self-funded. We support breast cancer patients and their families from diagnosis, through treatment and during recovery.

The Foundation raises funds for the Breast Unit at Chris O'Brien Lifehouse.

Chris O'Brien Lifehouse doctors perform Australia-first mastectomy under local anaesthetic News

Chris O'Brien Lifehouse doctors perform Australia-first mastectomy under local anaesthetic

In December 2017, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse patient Moray Gallacher became the first Australian to receive a mastectomy while fully awake, performed by surgeon A/Prof Sanjay Warrier and anaesthetist Dr Ryan Downey.

Q&A with Dr Cindy Mak News

Q&A with Dr Cindy Mak

Learn a bit more about the Head of Breast Surgery at Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

Five minutes with Ann Carrigy, Clinical Nurse Consultant News

Five minutes with Ann Carrigy, Clinical Nurse Consultant

SBCF provides support to breast cancer patients and their families through the funding of Breast Care Nurses. Breast Care Nurses provide physical, psychological and emotional support to patients and their families over the course of their treatment. We spend 5 minutes with beloved breast care nurse, Ann Carrigy.

It's never too early to start checking your breasts...

“It’s really about what your family go through…”

Lynne Crookes
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