Breast Cancer Action Kingston Mission Statement
All Scheduled Activities Are
Cancelled Until Further Notice.
The office will be closed effective March 24th. Direct all urgent messages to the websites: and
All exercise and yoga classes cancelled until further notice
BCAK March board meeting cancelled until further notice
TaTa Sisterhood of YGK March 30 meeting cancelled
Regular Support group meeting of March 18 cancelled
Health & Wellness Fair, postponed. The tentative new date will be Saturday, October 3rd, subject to the containment of the Covid-19 and subsequent lifting of restrictions on public gatherings. We thank all our exhibitors, members, friends and the people of Kingston for their understanding and we continue to hope that our beautiful city remains untouched.
We are a local, volunteer-based organization dedicated to the education, support and empowerment of persons affected by breast cancer in Kingston and the
Support for patients, survivors and their families as they cope emotionally and physically with breast cancer.
We are Committed
Educating women, men, the public and physicians about the importance of breast self-examination, the benefit of early detection, about new diagnostics and treatments, Lymphedema and Survivorship.
Research and advocacy directed towards prevention, early diagnosis and treatment.
How We Do It
Promote and provide funds for research into the cause, control and cure of breast cancer
Provide public education, family support services, dissemination and publication of information about breast cancer
Why We Do It
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian women
Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in women ages 15 to 54
About 1 in 9 Canadian women is expected to develop breast cancer during her lifetime and 1 in 30 will die from it
**The information contained on this web site is not a replacement for professional medical attention. Breast Cancer Action Kingston (BCAK) strongly encourages each of its readers to talk to a physician or health-care team to make informed medical decisions. BCAK takes no responsibility for actions taken as a result of information or materials referred to on the web site. BCAK is a volunteer organization that lacks the expertise to research questions of a medical or scientific nature.**