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Start Date/Time: 27 April 2023 07:00PM
End Date/Time: 27 April 2023 08:30PM
Venue: Free Information Session
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A breast cancer experience and focusing on treatment and recovery can leave you feeling mentally and physically exhausted. During this time, it’s more important than ever to establish boundaries in your relationships, including those with your family, friends and work colleagues. This can help to take the best possible care of yourself and focus on living well during and beyond breast cancer.

BCNA hosted a webcast: Prioritising me – Setting healthy boundaries on Thursday 27 April.

In this webcast, we heard from Sarah De Jonge, Director Supportive Care Services at Cancer Council Tasmania and BCNA members Kath Elliott and Brega van Vugt.

Sarah has an educational background in psychology and counselling and has worked in oncology support for the past decade, providing psychosocial support in clinical and community settings for people diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones. Sarah is also the founder and owner of 1000 Hearts, a global kindness project she initiated in 2016.

At the age of 46, Kath was diagnosed with locally advanced triple positive breast cancer and underwent 15 months of active treatment.

Two years ago, Brega was diagnosed with hormone receptor positive breast cancer at age 33, a week before she was due to give birth to her first child. 

This webcast provided strategies and tips to help people set and maintain healthy boundaries when diagnosed with breast cancer and beyond.