Cancer Information and Support News

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

 

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Our year in review

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Our 2017 Annual Review shows a snapshot of what we do in the areas of research, prevention and support for people affected by cancer. We hope that, as you scroll through the new digital format, you will see the breadth of our work and efforts in reducing the impact of all cancers for all Victorians.

Connecting with others can help

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Support groups connect people affected by cancer and help them manage the challenges they may face. With 124 groups meeting locally across Victoria, people gather on a regular basis to share life experiences and information. Find out how the Wimmera Prostate Cancer Support Group got started and connects with their local community.

Behind the scenes with Chelsey Upston,
13 11 20 cancer nurse

Wednesday 23 May 2018

We speak to Chelsey, a 13 11 20 cancer nurse who has spent her career supporting people affected by cancer. It has been a passion of hers to connect people to the right support when they need it most, especially at times when they do not know where to turn.

Have you been asked about a clinical trial?

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Clinical trials are a gold standard treatment option, yet it can be challenging to make the decision to participate. Why not hear from others who has been through the experience of a treatment clinical trial. We have four new videos of people sharing their stories on how they got involved and what it entails.

An afternoon with Susan Carland

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Are you experiencing cancer related hair loss? Join us for lunch and a workshop with Susan Carland about head scarf styling tips. You can also learn how to get the most out of using a wig and the ways Cancer Council Victoria can support you and your families.

Dates for diary

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Find out about upcoming programs such as our Wellness and Life after Cancer. Read how you can share your views and experience on accessing information when diagnosed with a rare or less common cancer, or raising awareness of supportive care in cancer.

Thank you Dry July

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Thank you to all Dry July participants who took the challenge in 2017 to give up alcohol for one month. It was a grand fundraising effort, and as a result, Cancer Council Victoria can embark on four projects which aim to provide support to reduce the burden of cancer.

Our legal and financial programs

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Did you know Cancer Council offers legal, financial and workplace support services for people experiencing hardship when affected by cancer? Read on to find out more about the benefits of these programs and how you can apply.

Publication profile: Our range of practical factsheets

Tuesday 13 March 2018

We offer a range of free factsheets to help guide you through financial and practical questions you may have when diagnosed with cancer.

A conversation with Sara, Practical Support Program Manager

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Meet Sara, our Practical Support Program Manager. Read on to find out about Sara’s role, what practical support means and get a glimpse into a typical working day for Sara.

Help us evaluate the Victorian Cancer Trials Link website

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Clinical trials are a gold standard treatment option, yet many people find the decision of whether to participate in a clinical trial a challenging one. Of those newly diagnosed with cancer in Victoria, only 6% are recruited into clinical trials. To increase patient access to and information about clinical trials, Cancer Council Victoria has recently improved the Victorian Cancer Trials Link website.

Join us for the 20th anniversary of Relay For Life

Tuesday 13 March 2018

The year 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of Relay For Life in Australia. The first Relay For Life took place in Murrumbeena, Victoria; 261 participants raised $75,000 for Cancer Council Victoria. Twenty years on, Relays are now held in every State and Territory, with more than 134,000 participants raising over $14 million each year for Cancer Councils across the country.

Dates for diary

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Find out about upcoming programs such as our Wellness and Life after Cancer and Living With Cancer Education Programs and read how you take take part in education sessions for parents who have been diagnosed with cancer. We also provide some tips on you how you can get involved for National Advance Care Planning Week

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