Cancer never rests,
so neither do we.

COVID-19 update

The health and wellbeing of our staff and volunteers is of paramount importance. Given this, and to comply with the Victorian Government’s shutdown due to COVID-19, our physical office at 615 St Kilda Road will be closed until further notice. However we will aim to operate as usual as much as we can.

Phone lines still open

Our support service lines will remain available to you during this time.

If you are affected by cancer and require information and support  please call our cancer nurses on 13 11 20 13 11 20.

If you require support to quit smoking, please call Quitline  on 13 78 48 13 78 48.

For any fundraising questions please contact our Supporter Care team on  1300 65 65 85 1300 65 65 85.

For any other enquiries please call 03 9514 6100 03 9514 6100.

If you intended to visit our retail shop, you can still purchase Cancer Council merchandise online .

Cancer and COVID-19

Find out more about cancer and COVID-19, and updates about our support services at this time.

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The March Charge

Walk, run or move and raise funds to end cancer.

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Relay for Life

Update: Relay for Life

We have decided to cancel Relay For Life events for March and April because of coronavirus concerns for at-risk people.


Coronavirus and cancer

Information and support about coronavirus (COVID-19) and cancer.

Amanda and family in the delivery room

"I am forever changed"

Frankie's birth should have been the happiest day of Amanda’s life, but her cancer diagnosis overshadowed it.

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"I was 12 weeks pregnant when I was diagnosed with lymphoma"

Read Ridma's story

How your money helps

One dollar at a time you are making a real difference. Here are just a few examples of how your money helps.


Can help us update GPs and other health professionals with the latest evidence about cancer prevention, screening and diagnosis.


Can assist someone with cancer who is struggling with the financial burden of their diagnosis.

Education and training

Can train health professionals to enhance their communication skills when talking about difficult cancer-related issues with patients.