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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

30 Oct 2017

Counterpart Year in Review 2016–17

The Counterpart Year in Review 2016–17 was unveiled at the Women’s Health Victoria Annual General Meeting on Monday 30 October 2017.

It celebrates our new name and the essence of our service: connecting, supporting and informing women with breast or a gynaecological cancer to live well.

Women who have had a diagnosis of breast or a gynaecological cancer contribute to Counterpart in a…

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Social Feeds

Concerned about hair loss following chemotherapy? Watch our webinar to find out how scalp cooling can help minimise hair loss. Presented at the Counterpart Resource Centre by Vicki Durston from Cabrini Brighton in November 2017.
#chemo #hairloss #webinars Posted: 1 week, 2 days ago

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Happy New Year! After a break over the holidays, our Facebook page is back up and running. In 2018, we will be celebrating our service’s 15th birthday and offering more support and information to women who have experienced breast or a gynaecological cancer. Posted: 1 week, 4 days ago

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