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Information forums

 

The forum was unbelievably helpful and I thoroughly enjoyed every moment of it. The information and support was great, and made me realise I am not alone. - Kate 

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) presents free information forums across Australia for people living with breast cancer and their
supporters.

See more information on upcoming forums and themes below. 

Regional and rural forums for women, men and their families affected by breast cancer are made possible thanks to the support of the Australian Government.

Upcoming Forums

Ballarat Information Forum

DATE Tuesday 27 February 2018
VENUE Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre, 613 Main Road, Ballarat 3550
TIME Registration and arrival refreshments from 9.00 am. Forum from 9.45am until 3.00 pm.

About the event

The forum will be relevant to you wherever you are in your breast cancer journey – from a recent diagnosis through to survivorship following end of treatment – and will highlight the medical, physical and emotional aspects of living well with breast cancer. Topics include latest treatment, communicating effectively with your treating team and managing side effects such as sexual health, fatigue and menopause.

There will be a separate session for people living with metastatic (secondary, advanced, stage 4) breast cancer.

Speakers:

  • Heather Francis, Medical Oncologist
  • Jane Fletcher – Health Psychologist
  • Raelene Boyle AM MBE, Olympian and breast cancer survivor

 

Register via BCNA’s website bcna.org.au/forums or call 1800 500 258. Register early as places are limited.

BCNA’s webcast is a Cancer Australia Supporting Women in Rural Areas Diagnosed with Breast Cancer program initiative, funded by the Australian Government.

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Achieving wellness through behaviour change information session

DATE Thursday 1 March 2018
VENUE The Broncos Leagues Club, 98 Fulcher Rd, Red Hill QLD
TIME Registration and arrival refreshments from 5.30 pm. Information session from 6.00 – 8.00 pm.

About the event 

The session will explore the challenges of making lifestyle changes to improve health and wellbeing after a breast cancer diagnosis. Topics include the principles of behaviour change and healthy eating, exercise and managing fatigue.

Speakers:

  • Dr Helen Donovan, Health Psychologist
  • Raelene Boyle, Olympian and breast cancer survivor 

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