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The content of some modules hosted on RRMEO has been funded from a variety of sources including Commonwealth Health Divisions and Universities. The IP relevant to this content resides with the origionator and is documented within each module.

The Breast cancer online modules are educational activities that are part of the Supporting women in rural areas diagnosed with breast cancer program, funded by the Australian Government and delivered by Cancer Australia.

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