Need to talk? We’re here for you.
Our PanSupport Specialist Team can provide you with dedicated health, emotional, practical and financial support during your experience with upper gastrointestinal (GI) cancer via our telehealth service.
Who can I book a call with?
PanSupport telehealth service is free and enables both patients living with cancer and their carers to connect with a member of our team, who will dedicate time to listen and support you.
I need help understanding a diagnosis, treatment options and medical care.
Speak with our Specialist Support Nurse.
Shannon is our trained registered nurse, qualified in specialist cancer care. She supports people with pancreatic and upper GI cancer and their families and carers across Australia.
Shannon can help you to:
- understand your diagnosis
- understand procedures and treatment options for your cancer
- learn how to manage side effects from treatment
- equip you with questions you can ask your medical care team
- provide you with resources
- provide ongoing support throughout your treatment and beyond.
I need help accessing cancer services and connecting with others.
Speak with our Patient Support Manager
Sonia understands that a cancer diagnosis may have an enormous impact on you and your family and that you may need practical support.
Sonia can help you to:
- connect with cancer and wellness services in your area
- connect with allied health professionals who can assist you with diet and nutrition, physical and mental wellbeing
- connect with others in similar situations who can share their experience.
- assist you in joining our peer support groups
- find support if you are experiencing financial difficulty.
I need cancer counselling support.
Speak with our Counsellor
Mira is our trained counselling therapist, providing emotional support for patients, carers and family members affected by pancreatic and upper GI cancers. Mira is available for 45-minute counselling sessions, for up to four sessions in total, on a complimentary basis.
Mira can help you to:
- process emotional challenges in dealing with a diagnosis
- support you in your role as a carer looking after someone with cancer
- support you after the loss of a loved one
- assist you in joining our peer support groups.