Breast Cancer Services

A diagnosis of breast cancer can be life-changing and confusing for you and your family, and it’s not always easy to know where to reach out for help. There are many communities available to help walk you through some, or many parts of your journey, tailored to your specific needs. Support may include specialist breast care nurse, one-on-one counselling, support groups, therapy workshops, or practical or financial backup. There’s no need for you to do this alone.

Breast Cancer
Care WA

The Breast Cancer Care WA provides personalised support and care for those affected with breast cancer. The Breast Cancer Care WA aims to improve the quality of life for women living with breast cancer and provides practical, financial and emotional support.

BreastScreen Australia

Early detection of breast cancer is crucial and BreastScreen Australia operates in over 500 locations nationwide, via fixed, relocatable and mobile screening units.

Look Good…Feel Better

Look Good…Feel Better is a free community service program dedicated to helping women undergoing treatment for cancer. The purpose of the program is to help them manage the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, thereby helping to restore their appearance and self image.

YWCA Encore

YWCA Encore is an exercise program designed specifically for women who have experienced mastectomy, lumpectomy or breast reconstruction surgery at any time in their lives. Based around floor and pool exercises and relaxation techniques, it is fun and therapeutic!

McGrath Foundation

McGrath Breast Care Nurses provide invaluable support and care to women and men experiencing breast cancer. From diagnosis right throughout treatment, McGrath Breast Care Nurses are available to help individuals and their families for free and with no referral.

Curly Sues Wigs & Hairpieces

At Curly Sue’s understand that every cancer experience is different, and so is every family.
Whether you’re a young person with cancer, a parent, grandparent, sister, brother, partner or close friend, they’re here to make sure you have the support and information you need when it comes to purchasing and using wigs, headwear and headpieces.

Advance Care Planning Australia

Advance Care Planning Australia is a national program that empowers peoples to  make the best choices for their life and health care. The program offers information, resources and a national advisory service to support individuals and health professionals.

Australian Lymphology Association

The Australasian Lymphology Association strives to improve the management of those with, or at risk of developing lymphoedema, and enhance communication between health professionals, educators, relevant authorities and government in regard to oedemas and lymphoedema.

Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute aims to improve the lives of people affected by mental illness through the rapid translation of high quality research into improved clinical treatments, increased accessibility to mental health services and delivery of long-term public health solutions.

Beyond Blue

Three million Australians are living with anxiety or depression. beyondblue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.


CanTeen is here to help – we support young people aged 12-25 who have a parent with cancer (as well as young people dealing with their own or a sibling’s cancer). Through CanTeen, young people can access counselling, get youth-friendly information and connect with others their age who are in the same boat.


Dreams2Live4 makes dreams come true for patients who are living with metastatic cancer (meaning any cancer which has spread). Our dreamers have had the devastating diagnosis of cancer, followed by the gut wrenching news that it has returned.  Dreams2Live4 empowers these patients to dream and find purpose again.

Carers WA

Carers WA is the peak body that represents the needs and interests of carers in Western Australia. We work to achieve an improved quality of life for family carers in our state.

Getting help early can make a big difference to your life by helping to reduce emotional and physical strain and improving your overall health and wellbeing.

Breast Cancer Network Australia

BCNA works to ensure that Australians affected by breast cancer receive the very best support, information, treatment and care appropriate to their individual needs. We support, inform, represent and connect Australians affected by breast cancer.

Cancer Council Australia

There is a Cancer Council in every state and territory, and they offer a free, confidential information and support service that is available to anyone through the Cancer Council Helpline on 131120.

Solaris Cancer Care

Solaris Cancer Care supports all people, with all types of cancer, through every stage of cancer treatment and life after treatment through a wide range of services. They provide a personalised, comprehensive wellness plan to help every cancer patient navigate their journey through their cancer treatment with optimal health.

External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program

The Australian Government provides a reimbursement of up to $400 for each new or replacement external breast prostheses for women who have had a mastectomy as a result of breast cancer.

Healthdirect Australia

Healthdirect Australia is a national, government-owned, not-for-profit organisation. Who have been helping Australians manage their health and wellbeing for over a decade through a range of different information and advice services.

Cancer Australia

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.

Dragons Abreast

Dragons Abreast Australia is a national organisation comprised of breast cancer survivors of various ages from a great variety of backgrounds, athletic abilities and interests. Dragons Abreast members spread the message of breast cancer awareness through participation in the sport of dragon boat racing.