Women exercising

BreaCan will be running two more Stepping into Wellness gentle exercise programs. These programs will be held in Berwick and Sunshine. Exercise has major benefits for women following cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our program can help to: increase mobility and flexibility boost your energy levels safely improve your range of movement regain confidence in your body have

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Women exercising

Thanks to the generous support of Pink Affair, we are very pleased to announce that we will be running another two Stepping into Wellness gentle exercise programs starting in August. These will be held in Lilydale and Mill Park. Exercise has major benefits for women following cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our program can help to: increase

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Photo of Natalie Suleyman, and other guests, with BreaCan staff and volunteers at the launch of Bridge of Support.

BreaCan’s Bridge of Support program at Sunshine Hospital was officially launched on Monday 23 May, by Member of the Legislative Assembly for St Albans Natalie Suleyman. Western Health CEO Alex Cockram hosted the event, and LUCRF Super CEO Charlie Donnelly, BreaCan Manager Lee Kennedy and Western Health Senior Consulting Oncologist Dr Shirley Wong, all said a few words. Coralie,

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Women exercising

Thanks to the generous support of Pink Affair, we are very pleased to announce that we will be running two Stepping into Wellness gentle exercise programs starting in May. These will be held in Mill Park and Frankston. Exercise has major benefits for women following cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our program can help to: increase mobility

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Women exercising

Women living with breast or gynaecological cancer in Melbourne’s south will be able to join a free 6-week exercise program starting in February in Frankston.  Exercise has major benefits for women following cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our program can help to: increase mobility and flexibility learn specific exercises to help boost your energy levels safely improve

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Photograph of three candles in round glass holders, surrounded by dark green holly leaves

Each year the BreaCan Resource Centre closes over the holiday season to give our peer support volunteers a break from their important work and an opportunity for them to re-charge. This year the Resource Centre will close on Thursday 10 December 2015 and will re-open (in our temporary space on the fifth floor of the

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Photo of a small pile of Year in Reviews, showing the colourful origami flowers on the cover.

Our Year in Review 2014/15 provides a snapshot of the work that we do. It includes stories from service users, highlights and achievements of the past year and information about programs we offer and projects we collaborated on. Highlights from this last year include: the Connecting and Supporting Rural and Regional Women with Cancer project that we initiated in partnership with

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In our September to December 2015 What’s On calendar, we featured some apps and websites in the What’s New section that may be of interest: myhealthapps.net myhealthapps.net brings together the world’s favourite healthcare apps that are tried and tested by people like you, providing a quick and easy way to find trusted apps to: make a difference to

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BreaCan is seeking the support from interested consumers to join our Consumer Reference Group. BreaCan is a holistic, consumer focused service which strongly draws on the experiences of women with breast cancer and gynaecological cancers to provide peer support and information. In order to assist BreaCan in meeting the needs of women, our Consumer Reference Group, who’s members are  women who

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Women exercising

BreaCan is pleased to offer a free 6 week gentle exercise program for women living in, or being treated in, the western suburbs for gynaecological or breast cancer.  Sessions start on Tuesday 19 May 2015 and will run once a week for 6 weeks in Cairnlea and Sunshine. The aims of the program are: to

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