Cancer Connections (Cancer Council)
Cancer Connections is a free, professionally moderated online support community where people living with and affected by cancer can find, receive and provide support by participating in groups, discussions, blogs and webinars. For more information visit their website or join here.
Healthshare is an online support community that enables you to connect and share with other people around Australia. By joining the Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation’s Healthshare Community, you will be able to ask questions, share your personal experience, find support within the community, and access high quality information about cervical cancer. Click here for more information about Healthshare, visit their cervical cancer page, and have a look at ACCF’s community for further information and to connect with people who know what you are going through.
Facebook Support Group (AU/NZ)
This Facebook page has been created to provide an active, supportive group of women made up of approximately 150 members from Australia and New Zealand who have, or have had Cervical Cancer, or other gynaecological cancer, issues. The page offers women a place to come together for support, understanding, love, humour, and above all friendship. Also open to carers, family and your support network.
If you would like to join this group please follow this link https://www.facebook.com/groups/644503988935517 and submit your request to join.
Breacan Gynaecological & Breast Cancer Support
BreaCan is an information and support service for Victorian women living with breast or gynaecological cancers, including cervical cancer. They provide a range of information and support services through their city based Resource Centre, digital and outreach projects. They support women with cancer to live well, along with their family and friends. BreaCan offers women a holistic, women-centred, community based service that works in tandem with their medical systems and existing support systems. They offer a confidential, free service. BreaCan is a service of Women’s Health Victoria and is supported by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.
NB: Women living outside of Victoria can still register for any BreaCan webinars that are of interest to them.
For more information visit their website www.breacan.org.au
Cervical Cancer Information
Cancer Council Australia or call them on 13 11 20
Vaccination and Pap Test Screening
– University of Western Sydney invites people who have/ had cancer or partners of people who have/had cancer to participate in this study which looks at the effect of cancer on fertility, overall health, wellbeing and relationship satisfaction.
Cancer and Health
BreaCan (see info under “Support Groups” above) conducts some information sessions which are also offered as webinars. You can access videos of some of the webinars they have held in the past at www.breacan.org.au/past-webinars