February is ovarian cancer awareness month text in white on a teal background

Every February, Counterpart joins others in acknowledging Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. We support the important work others are doing to educate women about ovarian cancer. We also use this time to talk about the support and information available to women living with ovarian cancer. Women supporting other women with cancer When you have been diagnosed

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What's new - January 2023

Links to support, information and other items from the cancer sector – January 2023

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season's greetings

The team at Counterpart wishes you a safe and happy festive season. We hope our service has been of value to you this year, and we look forward to continuing to provide quality connections, support and information to you in 2023. The Counterpart Resource Centre will be closed until 16 January 2023 to give our volunteers a

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What's new - November 2022

Violet Companion Violet Companion is an online tool that provides quick, safe and relevant information on end of life and grief. It brings together the most helpful articles, videos and podcasts from the 12,000+ people Violet has supported. Violet Companion offers community and connection with an opportunity for questions and answers from experienced Violet Guides.

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What's new: October 2022

New website for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer Free information and support resources for women with metastatic breast cancer Are you caring for someone with advanced cancer? Help make volunteering more inclusive by joining an advisory group New website for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer Our Mob and Cancer is

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Links to support, information and other items from the cancer sector. September is Blood Cancer Month Cancer Wellness Program webinar Study seeking people who have finished bowel cancer treatment  Fertility after cancer campaign City of Melbourne tech help sessions  The Health Technology Assessment Consumer Consultations  Sexuality counselling for women with ovarian cancer   September is Blood

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What's new – August 2022

Links to support, information and other items from the cancer sector. CarerHelp – information and resources for carers New blood cancer Optimal Care Pathways RMH Breast Service seeking consumer involvement Look Good Feel Better virtual workshops New bladder cancer guidebook Spring into This Girl Can Week CarerHelp – information and resources for carers CarerHelp is an

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Ashleen's story

My breast care nurse told me about Counterpart last year when I was diagnosed. During the first few months after diagnosis, in the midst of so many appointments, starting treatment so suddenly and meeting all the different specialists, it was reassuring speaking to someone who'd been in a similar position themselves, with their own cancer

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What's new - July 2022

Links to support, information and other items from the cancer sector. Australian Cancer Plan engagement hub Study into CALD patient safety and engagement in cancer settings New National Pancreatic Cancer Roadmap Breast cancer in young women Q&A event Survey: National Cervical Cancer Elimination Strategy Find information with the Counterpart Navigator Australian Cancer Plan engagement hub

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Women supporting women with cancer – Counterpart expands to all women 30 June 2022 Every year 16,000 women in Victoria are told they have cancer. Many of these women will now have increased access to support, with Women's Health Victoria's cancer support service opening its doors to women with all cancer types. ‘Our vision is

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