Useful links

For Information about breast cancer, treatment options and online support
Cancer Australia

Works to reduce the impact of cancer and improve the well being of those diagnosed by ensuring that evidence informs cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and supportive care

Breast Cancer Network of Australia

Provides free information resources, including the My Journey Kit, which is a comprehensive information resource for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer and the Hope & Hurdles Pack for women with secondary breast cancer.

National Breast Cancer Foundation

Raises money for research into the prevention and cure of breast cancer.

BreastScreen WA

Provides free mammogram screening to women over 40 every two years. To book an appointment call 13 20 50

Menopausal Symptoms after Cancer Clinic

For information about menopause occurring as a result of treatment for cancer contact 9340 1357

Silver Chain Association of WA

For home care and nursing care assistance. Contact 9242 0242

Virtual Medical Center

Australia's leading source for trustworthy health and medical information written by doctors. Learn about breast cancer causes, diagnosis, treatment, diet, management, prevention and view 3D animations

Permanent Makeup Specialist

Cosmetic tattooing. Following breast reconstruction surgery some women like to have the area around the reconstructed nipple coloured, which can be done by cosmetic tattooing

breastcancer.org

 Provides reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.

EViQ

Is a point of care clinical information resource that provides health professionals with current evidence based, peer reviewed, best practice cancer treatment protocols and information.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

The world's oldest and largest private cancer center.

 
For information about local services for cancer in general
The Cancer Council of WA

Works across every area of every cancer, from research to prevention and support. Helps people from the point of diagnosis through to their treatment and beyond. Information and support line: 13 11 20

Carers WA  Work in partnership with carers, persons with care and support needs, health professionals, government and wider community to achieve and improve quality of life for carers.
Camp Quality Provide services to children (0-13 years) who have a parent living with cancer.  
Breast Cancer in Men This website is for men with breast cancer, their families and friends, and anyone else who would like to know more.
Canteen For young people (ages 12-25) who have been diagnosed with cancer or have family members affected by cancer

'When the woman you love has early breast cancer' 

Available as an audio track or a downloadable PDF for men whose partners have been diagnosed with breast cancer 

'When the woman you love has secondary breast cancer'

Available as an audio track or a downloadable PDF for men whose partners have been diagnosed with breast cancer 
SolarisCare Foundation Provides support, information and free complementary therapies to cancer patients and their primary carers
Pinkhope.org.au Pink Hope is a preventative health hub that allows every individual the necessary tools to assess, manage and reduce their risk of breast and ovarian cancer, while providing personalised support for at risk women
Online support and information

If you can’t make it to a support group, but feel you would benefit from talking to other women living with breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Click

Breast Cancer Network Australia online network

Aussie Breast Cancer Forum

Healthdirect Australia provides a range of services that can help Australians in managing their health, from practical advice and resources, to help finding support services including:

  • access to a 24/7 advice and triage phone service
  • information on managing conditions and diseases
  • general advice on health and wellbeing
  • a clinically approved online symptom checker
  • a searchable database of every approved medicine available in Australia
  • a health directory of nearest doctors, pharmacies, hospitals and other services
Can't understand medical terminology?

www.imaginis.com/glossary
Breast Cancer Glossary of Medical Terms

Consumer advocacy and information

The Health Consumers' Council is an independent community based organisation, representing the consumers' voice in health policy, planning, research and service delivery

International not-for-profit network of young breast cancer survivors and supporters

www.youngsurvival.org