Each year the BreaCan Resource Centre closes over the festive season. The Centre will close from 2pm Thursday 19 December 2013 and will re-open on Monday 13 January 2014. 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 will

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Minister for Health David Davis launched a new initiative to help women with breast cancer, as part of BreaCan’s 10th Anniversary celebrations. Minister Davis, who was joined at the launch by Minister for Community Services Mary Wooldridge and Parliamentary Secretary for Health Georgie Crozier said the BreaCan Information Navigator app and website was a great

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10th anniversary BreaCan Peer Support Volunteers with Georgie Crozier MLC at BreaCan’s National Volunteer Week Celebration

Parliamentary Secretary for Health Georgie Crozier joined BreaCan and thousands of organisations around the nation to mark the 24th anniversary of National Volunteer Week in Australia. This year’s campaign theme “Thanks a Million” is all about celebrating the work of volunteers across the nation. BreaCan hosted a morning tea to recognise the valuable contribution of

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A few of BreaCan's Peer Support Volunteers

We are currently receiving applications from Victorian women who have had an experience of breast or a gynaecological cancer who would like to help other women experiencing cancer by being Peer Support volunteers. Peer Support volunteers provide support through listening, supporting and providing information. If this sounds like something you would like to do, have

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Launch of BreaCan

BreaCan is today marking 10 years since the first woman touched by cancer walked through our door seeking support. Established in 2003 by Women’s Health Victoria, the Breast Cancer Action Group and a consortium of Women’s Health Services and funded by the State Government, this fledgling service grew out of the voices of women with

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BreaCan and Ovarian Cancer Australia are proud to have produced the first edition of a factsheet for women living with gynaecological cancer in Victoria. It has been produced as part of a collaborative project between BreaCan and Ovarian Cancer Australia during 2012, funded by the Victorian Department of Health, that looked at information and support

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BreaCan peer support volunteers help other women experiencing breast or a gynaecological cancer through listening, supporting and providing information. Does this sound like you? To find out about being peer support volunteer and other volunteer roles at BreaCan, come along to one of our volunteer information sessions at the BreaCan Resource Centre to be held

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