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Counterpart - Women supporting women with cancer

Counterpart - Women supporting women with cancer connects, supports and informs women with breast or a gynaecological cancer to live well. Every woman's experience of cancer is different but talking to another woman who has had cancer can help.

Counterpart (formerly BreaCan) is a service of Women's Health Victoria, and has provided quality support and information to women living with breast or a gynaecological cancer since 2003.

Counterpart's highly trained and professional Peer Support Volunteers have lived experiences of breast or a gynaecological cancer and can provide unique understanding and support. Other services include group sessions, exercise programs and a resource library. Online information resources include webinar recordings on a range of topics and the Counterpart Navigator: an online stepping stone to finding good quality, current information on a range of breast and gynaecological cancer related topics from reputable sources.

All Counterpart services are free and confidential.

Counterpart is supported by the Victorian Government.

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Last reviewed: July 2018

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Advanced Cancer Support - Counterpart

When you or someone you love is living with advanced cancerCounterparts Making Connections program for women with advanced* breast cancer or gynaecological cancer is unique

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In Your Area - Counterpart

Counterpart is a state-wide service and available to women across Victoria. We aim to make our services as accessible as possible to women in their own homes and communities

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Placental Cancer - Just Diagnosed | Counterpart

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This information is primarily aimed at women diagnosed with early HER2+ breast cancer.

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Placental Cancer - After Treatment - Questions for Your Team | Counterpart

Placental Cancer - After Treatment - Questions for Your Team | Counterpart

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In Person - Counterpart

The value of being able to share your anxieties and concerns with someone who truly understands what you are going through can make a difference

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