Breast Cancer Research Centre - WA
- 500 New breast cancer cases treated per year
- 15 Breast multidisciplinarity team members
The Breast Cancer Research Centre - WA (BCRC-WA) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation located at the Mount Medical Centre in Perth. The members of BCRC-WA comprise healthcare professionals from Medical Oncology, Surgery, and Nursing as well as dedicated support and research staff. Comprehensive assessment and diagnostic services are available through collaboration with The Perth Breast Clinic, other specialist breast surgeons, Perth Radiological Clinic and Western Diagnostic Pathology. This collaborative approach includes the discussion of individual cases at weekly multidisciplinary meetings. The largest Breast Clinical Trials Unit in Australia is part of BCRC-WA. Over the last 10 years more than 800 patients have been involved in interventional clinical trials giving many women access to breakthrough treatments which may otherwise have been unavailable to them.