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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Lat year, BreaCan launched a pilot project set to improve the availability of information and support to women affected by cancer in rural and regional areas of Victoria. The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has funded the pilot project, after we showed a need for a greater level of support services for women

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New books available in the BreaCan library

We have recently added a number of new resources to our library, covering a whole range of topics. These new additions are listed on our online catalogue and, like all our library resources, can be borrowed from anywhere in Victoria. If any of these titles sound of interest to you, please click on the title,

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BreaCan Manager Lee Kennedy attended the recent Cancer Nurses Society of Australia Winter Congress 2014. The conference was a great success with 500 cancer nurses from all over Australia coming together to learn, discuss, debate and reflect. It was great to hear from key note speakers about the importance of consumer participation and the variety

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