Record Details

NGOBreast Cancer Care (BCC)
AddressBreast Cancer Care, Kiln House, 210 New Kings Road, London, SW6 4NZ
Telephone020 73842984
Background InformationBreast Cancer Care is a charity providing information and support for those with breast cancer, and training for health professionals, as well as campaigning for improved treatment for breast cancer sufferers. Founded by Betty Westgate, who also established the Cancer Education Voluntary Service, the charity has spent much of its time under the wing of what is now Macmillan Cancer Support, although it is now financially independent. Charity no. 1017658, company no. 2447182. Sources:;
Year Created1973
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesMastectomy Association (1973-1987); Breast Care and Mastectomy Association of Great Britain (BCMA) (1987-1994); Breast Cancer Care also uses the following working names: Lavender Trust, Breast Cancer Care Cymru, and Breast Cancer Care Scotland
Related OrganisationsCancer Education Voluntary Service; Macmillan Cancer Support; Cancer Campaigning Group
KeywordsGender; Ill-Health, medicine, counselling and rehabilitation.
Last Edited ByRC at 02/10/2007 12:46:56