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21
Jun

Summer 2017 Issue of ‘BCAK TODAY’ now available

BCAK has released the Summer 2017 edition of its TODAY newsletter.  In addition to the normal updates of ongoing activities, this issue contains articles on recent and upcoming events – BCAK’s Walk for Awareness, Education Evening and “Share the Care” Golf Tournament.  You will also find articles on Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s “Thriving Together” conference, a new drug for metastatic breast

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27
May

Introducing Our New Logo

New Logo Released in Conjunction with 24th Annual Walk For Awareness In Conjunction with our 24th Annual Walk For Awareness, we are introducing our new logo.  Our original logo was created 23 years ago when BCAK was first registered as a charitable organization.  The new logo incorporates a stylized version of the traditional  pink breast cancer ribbon with black teardrop,

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12
May

How To Make A Compression Sleeve Slider

How to Make a Slider for Donning a Compression Sleeve By Leda Raptis Compression therapy is central to lymphedema management at present.  However, putting a compression garment on can be difficult. This may lead to poor adherence to treatment, which is likely to negate any benefit achieved via months of laborious bandaging. A solution to this difficulty is a slider.

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26
Apr

Living Beyond Breast Cancer Live Web Stream on Genomic Testing

Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC), a Philadelphia-based not-for-profit organization,is having a live web stream about Genomic Testing on Monday 8 May from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Genomic testing is a rapidly growing area of research with potential new directions  for breast cancer treatment. Genomic tests look at the level of activity of the genes in the tumor itself to determine

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22
Apr

About BCAK

OUR MISSION We are a local, volunteer-based organization dedicated to the education, support and empowerment of persons affected by breast cancer. Our Commitments Support To provide support for patients, survivors and their families as they cope emotionally and physically with breast cancer. Education To provide education to women, men, the public and physicians about the importance of breast self-examination and

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22
Apr

2017 Board of Directors

BOARD EXECUTIVE Dr. Vinay Singh – President Elizabeth Johnston – Vice-President Director Internet and Marketing Barbara Raudnask – Treasurer Director Fundraising Lynne Funnell – Secretary BOARD MEMBERS Cathy Boyce Director Membership Joan Cristoveanu Director Volunteers Beata Faraklas Co-Director Events Sheila York Co-Director Events Willie Kyer Director Programs Leda Raptis Director Education Iris Little Susan Davies
4
Apr

Events Calendar

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27
Mar

Golf – Supporter Donation Form

Title BCAK's "Share the Care" Golf Tournament Tournament Supporter Form Company (if applicable)Name* First Last Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBruneiBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaColombiaComorosCongo, Democratic Republic of theCongo, Republic of theCosta RicaCôte d'IvoireCroatiaCubaCuraçaoCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEast TimorEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFaroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench PolynesiaGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuamGuatemalaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiNorth KoreaSouth
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26
Mar

BCAK’s Walk for Awareness Registration Form

Online Registration for BCAK's Walk for Awareness is now closed. You may register at the BCAK office on May 25 from noon to 5:00 pm or at Lake Ontario Park on Walk Day after 9:00 a.m.
26
Mar

BCAK’s Walk for Awareness Sponsorship Form

Online sponsorship is now closed. You may still sponsor a walker by signing up with and providing payment to the person you are sponsoring. Payment can be made by cash or cheque payable to Breast Cancer Action Kingston. Charitable receipts will be issued for sponsorships of $20 or more. BCAK thanks you for your support.