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Prosthetics and reconstruction aids

Overview

The symptoms and treatment for cancer can sometimes result in needing a prosthesis or personal care aids such as compression garments. The following schemes and services provide resources, information and support, including financial and compensations schemes.

Ask your treatment team 

Your treatment team will be able to arrange all necessary prostheses and reconstruction aids you require. If you are having any difficulties with these items you should tell your treatment team and they will be able to help you find the best possible soltuions. 

Questions to ask about this service

When looking at a service it is important to ask questions about how the service works before you decide to engage with them. Below is a list of questions you might like to ask when enquiring about a service.

Am I eligible?

Do I need a referral?

How much will this cost me?

Is there a wait time?

What services do you offer?

 

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The inclusion of a service in this directory does not imply any endorsement of or association with that service by Cancer Council Victoria. It should not be considered exhaustive or taken as specific advice.

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