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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

01 Jun 2017

BreaCan is now Counterpart - Women Supporting Women with Cancer

Tonight Women’s Health Victoria welcomed over 100 guests to launch the new name of their valued cancer support service, BreaCan. Dale Fisher, CEO of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, unveiled the new brand, Counterpart – Women supporting women with cancer, to great fanfare.

BreaCan has provided quality support and information to women living with breast or a gynaecological cancer more than…

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When facing a serious illness, the last thing anyone needs is to worry about money. Sara Bunnett from Cancer Council Victoria will be presenting a session next Thursday. You can come in person or participate via the webinar. (Please note this webinar will NOT be recorded and made available later.) Posted: 5 days, 21 hours ago

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