BCNA’s mission is to ensure all Australians affected by breast cancer receive the very best support, information, treatment and care appropriate to their individual needs. An important part of our work is to ensure that people living with metastatic (secondary) breast cancer have access to services that improve both their quality and length of life.
In March, BCNA held a roundtable meeting with women and men living with metastatic breast cancer to discuss the issues affecting them and how BCNA could help. Key priorities were identified and, along with findings from our 2014 research with people living with metastatic breast cancer and interim findings from our 2017 Member Survey, used to develop an advocacy manifesto on behalf of all Australians living with this disease.
The manifesto includes the following key messages:
BCNA will use this manifesto to inform our advocacy efforts and progress our vision to ensure a better journey for all Australians affected by breast cancer.