Support

Support Groups

Cancer Connections (Cancer Council)

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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

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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)

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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

What is Cervical Cancer?

Health Direct: Cervical Cancer

Sexual Health and Family Planning Australia

Vaccination and Pap Test Screening

An abnormal Pap test result- What this means for you

HPV School Vaccination Program

National HPV Vaccination Program Register

National Cervical Screening Program

QLD Cervical Cancer Screening Program

ACT Cervical Cancer Screening Program

NSW Cervical Cancer Screening Program

Cervical Cancer Vaccine – Cancer Council information website

PapScreen Victoria

Research

Diamantina Institute

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Translational Research Institute

Uniquest

UWS – Centre for Health Research – Cancer and Fertility Study

– 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

Cervical Cancer – Cancer Council NSW

QLD Health – Be Safe With Sex

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Women’s Health Queensland Wide Inc – Health Information

Positive Health and Wellness

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

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