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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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Counterpart - Women supporting women with cancer

We are beginning an exciting new project to support women with gynaecological cancer.

To help us get started we are looking for women who have experienced a gynaecological cancer diagnosis to share their feedback and perspective via an online survey.

The survey is anonymous and can be shared with anyone who may be interested in providing feedback based on their experience. Posted: 6 days, 5 hours ago

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Hi everyone. Some of you may have noticed we now have two pages – this one and Counterpart – Women supporting women with cancer. We are trying to merge the pages and we contacted Facebook explaining our name change.

Until this is resolved, we will keep sharing information on both pages and we are sorry if it has caused any confusion!

All the best,

The team at Counterpart (formerly BreaCan) Posted: 1 week, 4 days ago

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