Each year the BreaCan Resource Centre closes over the festive season. The Centre will close its doors from 2pm Wednesday 21 December 2011 and re-opens on Monday 16 January 2012. The close down gives our peer support volunteers a break from their important work at the Resource Centre, an opportunity for them to re-charge. BreaCan

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Women's Health Victoria is very pleased to announce the appointment of Alison Amos to the position of BreaCan Manager. Alison will be replacing Di Missen, who has developed BreaCan from it's inception. Di's work and contribution to the service have been invaluable in leading her team to develop a very successful information and support service

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BreaCan in partnership with Western Health are offering women from diverse backgrounds, living in the Western suburbs and affected by breast or a gynaecological cancer an opportunity to be involved in a gentle exercise session. The session is one of the many identified activities to be piloted, that form part of the Cancer Australia funded

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In the spirit of National Volunteer Week 2011 – "Inspiring the Volunteer in You" – Victorian Minister for Mental Health, Women's Affairs and Community Services, The Hon. Mary Wooldridge honoured the invaluable contribution of the volunteers of BreaCan, a service for women with breast and gynaecological cancers. Commenting on the contribution of volunteers at BreaCan

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BreaCan has received a grant of $40,000 from the Department of Health to contribute to the resourcing of conducting the Bridge of Support pilot program in partnership with the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH). This innovative program, is providing support to women undergoing treatment for breast cancer at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Each week, BreaCan volunteers

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BreaCan in collaboration with the Mercy Hospital for Women are holding a free information forum on Saturday the 14th of May. The aim of this forum is to bring together women living with a gynaecological cancer. The information day will include a range of speakers talking about the services available to support women living with

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BreaCan in partnership with Ovarian Cancer Australia have received a grant for $50,000 from the Department of Health. The grant was announced by Minister for Health David Davis MP at the launch of Ovarian Cancer Awareness month held at Federation Square. The grant will be used to increase the access of women diagnosed with gynaecological

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