Initial Diagnosis

Your initial diagnosis of breast cancer my come as a shock. It is normal to feel anxious, scared and overwhelmed. See below useful links to better understand your breast cancer diagnosis.

Cancer Australia

Cancer Australia was established by the Australian Government in 2006 to benefit all Australians Affected by cancer, and their families and carers. Cancer Australia aims to reduce the impact of cancer, address disparities and improve outcomes for people affected by cancer by leading and coordinating national, evidence-based interventions across the continuum of care.

For further information on Breast Cancer:

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/affected-cancer/cancer-types/breast-cancer/what-breast-cancer

https://www.guidancebreastcancer.gov.au/

Cancer Council Victoria

Cancer Council Victoria is an independent, non-for-profit organisation, playing a leading role in reducing the impact of all cancers on all people. Cancer Council Victoria empower patients by delivering dynamic, credible information and compassionate support.

For further information on Breast Cancer:

https://www.cancervic.org.au/cancer-information/types-of-cancer/breast_cancer/breast-cancer.html

UpToDate

Up to Date is an evidence-based clinical resource which includes a collection of medical and patient information.

For Further information specific to Breast cancer:

https://www.uptodate.com/contents/breast-cancer-guide-to-diagnosis-and-treatment-beyond-the-basics

Miss Jane O`Brien

Jane O’Brien’s webpage provides comprehensive information on breast cancer and assistance on how to make informed decisions on some of the less widely covered practical aspects of breast cancer care:

http://www.melbournebreastcancersurgery.com.au/

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