Cancer information

What is cancer?

Cancer is a disease of the cells, which are the body’s basic building blocks.

Cancer types (A to Z)

A comprehensive list of the various cancers found in the human body.

Treatments & side effects

Information on cancer treatments available and side effects.

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Treatment centres

Links to hospitals in both metro and regional areas.

Advanced cancer

This information should help you understand more about cancer that has spread from its original (primary) site or has come back (recurred).

Childhood cancers

Information to help understand what to expect and how to get support when a child has cancer.

Questions & answers

Based on frequent emails to our cancer nurses.

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For schools

Information for staff members about cancer in the school community.

Updated: 13 Mar, 2013