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From BreaCan to Counterpart.

We changed our name but not our service.


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Counterpart: Connecting, Supporting, and Informing

Counterpart’s unique model connects, supports, and informs women living with breast or a gynaecological cancer to live well, whatever that means to them. Trained Peer Support Volunteers with a lived experience of cancer provide understanding and a listening ear, as well as emotional and practical support. Our peer support is supplemented by a range of information resources and well being sessions with qualified health professionals that complement the medical system and other cancer support services. Read more about our services

Counterpart News

20 Mar 2018

Stepping into Wellness in 2018! 

We are  happy to be running six more Stepping into Wellness programs in 2018, thanks to the generous support of Pink Affair.

Stepping into Wellness is a free six-week program for women who have had a breast or gynaecological cancer diagnosis.

Exercise is known to benefit most people both during and after cancer treatment. Stepping into Wellness can help you to increase your flexibility,…

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If you’d like to support Go for Gynae and improve your fitness, you might be interested in this. Go for Gynae is an initiative of the Australia and New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group and they are raising money for gynaecological cancer research. Posted: 1 week ago

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Thanks to presenter Cheryl Prendergast and the breast care nurses at Western Health for a great session on Lymphoedema today. If you couldn’t make it to Footscray today, you might like to watch the webinar we held on this topic from last year:
#LymphoedemaAwarenessMonth Posted: 1 week, 6 days ago

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