Hong Kong Sinfonietta: 2024/2025 Season Brochure

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The Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation (HKBCF) is dedicated to promoting breast health education, providing support services for patients and survivors, and conducting research and advocacy work. The HKBCF is committed to delivering comprehensive breast cancer care by offering professional, high-quality, and affordable services, including breast screenings, lymphoedema care, and traditional Chinese medicine treatments. We also provide financial assistance programmes for individuals facing economic difficulties.

Mother is said to be the core of a family. However, breast cancer plagues one in every 13 local women, taking its toll on countless families here in Hong Kong. Over the past three decades, the number of breast cancer cases among women in Hong Kong has significantly increased. In 2021, 5,565 women were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, which was five times higher than in 1991. About 15 women die from breast cancer every week on average. The median age of local patients is 58. Over 94% of breast cancer patients are over 40 years of age. The older, the higher the risk.

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Breast cancer is the leading cancer among women in Hong Kong. We are committed to raising public awareness of breast cancer prevention. Regular breast screenings can help patients detect and treat breast cancer at an early stage, thereby reducing the burden on patients and their families and alleviating the financial strain of medical expenses.

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Being diagnosed with breast cancer does not mean facing it alone. Since the HKBCF was established in 2005, we have been walking alongside patients, providing comprehensive support services. We have set up support groups to cater to the physical, emotional, and psychological needs of patients, survivors, and their families throughout their journey.

Breast Cancer Research and Advocacy Breast Cancer Research and Advocacy Breast Research and Advocacy

The Hong Kong Breast Cancer Registry (HKBCR) was established in 2007 to capture the data of Hong Kong breast cancer patients for developing treatment options and healthcare policies best suited to the local situation. The HKBCR publishes an annual report with data analysis and study findings to provide insights into the current status of breast cancer in Hong Kong.

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