Breast Cancer Network of WNY

Our mission is to support, educate, and advocate for individuals with breast cancer, breast cancer survivors and family and friend co-survivors. We are dedicated to ending breast cancer and the deaths it causes.

According to the New York State Cancer Registry, over 1,400 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed annually in western New York. While we would love for that number to be reduced to zero, the reality is each year there are more breast cancer survivors in need of support and understanding. Our goal is to create and offer programming designed to educate and support individuals who have been impacted by a breast cancer diagnosis.

Our Programs

Support Groups

Support groups are an important part of survivorship.

For the Newly Diagnosed

Resources and support for the newly diagnosed.

Monthly Education Series

Monthly seminars on wellness and survivorship.

Restorative Health Classes

Affordable quality of life restorative classes.


Research initiative fund, financial assistance, and community outreach

Who We Are

Our Story

From diagnosis through survivorship, the Breast Cancer Network of WNY is committed to helping those in the WNY area affected by breast cancer. We aspire to educate and support the breast cancer community through our dedication to prevention, wellness, survivorship and cure. BCN strives to achieve its mission through monthly education events, support groups, quality-of-life classes, financial aid, special care for the newly diagnosed and much more.
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Our Foundation

The Breast Cancer Network of WNY is a volunteer, nonprofit organization consisting mostly of breast cancer survivors. Although we promote annual membership, our programs and services are open to the public. All of the donation dollars we receive are directed to the benefit of local individuals affected by breast cancer. Please learn more about us and contact us for help with your journey.
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Upcoming Events

The 24th Annual Education Day is scheduled for Saturday, October 21st at Grapevine Banquets, Depew. We have scheduled a series of speakers focusing on A Breast Cancer Survivors Guide to Wellness. The day begins with registration at 8:30 AM. The program begins at 9:00 and includes vendors and a luncheon. Admission is $25 or $35 at the door. Please register here

Thanks in part to funding received by the New York State Department of Health, we are presenting a 10 part Breast Cancer Survivor Wellness Seminar Series. The topic for seminar #7 is "Sexuality and Intimacy after Breast Cancer" presented by Dr. Lisa Anllo. Please plan on joining us at 6:30 PM, November 8 at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, elm & Carlton St, Buffalo. This is a FREE event and light refreshments will be offered. Please register here or by calling 716-706-0060.


On the second Tuesday of most months, we host our Monthly Education Series. The evening begins with a light meal at 6:00 PM. There are some announcements and then our guest speaker takes the microphone around 6:30 or so.  That is followed by some social time and an optional support group. Please join us October 10 for Carol DeNysschen, PhD, RD, MPH presents on Nutrition & Breast Cancer. We ask that you register here or by calling 716-706-0060. 

Complete 2017-2018 schedule 


Register now for the

24th Annual Breast Cancer Survivor Education Day 

Saturday, October 21 from 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

at Grapevine Banquets, 333 Dick Rd, Depew

Click here for details and registration