Mission & Mandate


Our Vision

No Ottawa person experiencing the challenges of breast cancer need ever feel alone or unsupported.

Our Mission

Breast Cancer Action is a local, community-based, organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for breast cancer patients and survivors through practical help, emotional support and education.

Our Mandate

  • To develop and maintain programs to raise public awareness of breast cancer and to educate and support those affected by breast cancer.
  • To operate a post-diagnosis support and resource centre to serve women, men and their families living with breast cancer in the national capital region.
  • To contribute to the ongoing exchange of information with other like-minded local, regional, provincial, national and international organizations.