We understand cancer doesn’t stop over the holiday season and neither do we. This time of year can be a time of joy and mixed emotions for many people. If you would like to speak with someone over the phone or online during this holiday season we can help.
A cancer diagnosis changes lives. It can be difficult to make sense of what the cancer means and how to find answers or solutions to the many concerns that arise. Cancer Council’s Cancer Information and Support Services team have been ensuring all people affected by cancer have the support they need.
You may have noticed Cancer Council Victoria has had a website refresh. We gave our website a makeover as we wanted to ensure the new design would allow for a greater user experience ensuring our content is easily accessed whether you are using a mobile device, tablet or desktop.
Would you like to get a glimpse of what it’s like to be a cancer nurse at Cancer Council Victoria? Read about Clem’s typical day and learn more about the Healthy Living after Cancer program he coordinates.
Would you like practical tips to help you manage the holiday season festivities? Our Special Occasions and Celebrations fact sheet provides suggestions and support to help people affected by cancer manage expectations and look after themselves.
Did you know UV levels are strong enough in summer to damage your skin in just 11 minutes? Make sure you don’t get caught out. Check out these five handy tips to make sure you have sun protection sorted.
Cancer Council Victoria has launched a Cancer Services guide. A one-stop patient support resource. This guide is designed for Victorians affected by cancer, delivering a roadmap for patients, carers and survivors by directing them to services and information.
We speak to Tom, a Family Connect volunteer who was caring for his wife after she was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer in August 2014. Read on to learn more about Tom and Family Connect - a program for friends and family supporting someone with a cancer diagnosis.
Did you know approximately 35% of calls to 13 11 20 are from carers looking for practical support services to help them while looking after someone with cancer? Natalie and Julie, both cancer nurses who have worked in this field with a combined experience of over 40 years discuss how they provide support to people who call.
Cancer Council NSW have launched a series of podcasts titled The Thing About Cancer. Hosted by Julie McCrossin, Australian radio broadcaster, journalist and cancer survivor, Julie chats to experts and people affected by cancer about a wide range of related topics.
Caring for someone with cancer can be both challenging and rewarding. You might not even think of yourself as a carer especially if it is a family member or close friend; it is just what you do. It is an incredibly important and valuable role, and itâ€™s important to remember to look after yourself.
October is here, which means women all across Victoria are preparing for their Girlsâ€™ Night In. Theyâ€™ll be gathering their nearest and dearest, catching up, and raising vital funds for ground-breaking cancer research into womenâ€™s cancers, prevention programs, and support services that offer a helping hand when women need it the most.
Find out about upcoming programs such as our Wellness and Life after Cancer and Living With Cancer Education Programs.