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A comprehensive list of various cancers found in the human boay
Information on cancer treatments available and side effects.
Children, teens and young adults
Information to help understand what to expect and how to get support when a child has cancer.
Genetics & risk
Family cancers are also known as 'familial', 'genetic' or 'inherited'.
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Family and friends
Connect and learn
Travelling to treatment
Legal and financial
Having cancer can raise financial and legal issues that can be challenging. Cancer Council provides a variety of support programs and information to assist you.
Facing end of life
What might happen physically, the emotional impact of knowing you are dying and how you can prepare for death.
Cancer services guide
A guide to support services for Victorians affected by cancer
Cancer information and support services for Victorian Aboriginal communities.
Managing daily life
Understand the common reactions people have when they are diagnosed with cancer and suggestions for adjusting to the diagnosis.
Common side effects
Understand more about grief when someone close to you has died from cancer.
Understand the importance of exercise, and the benefits of exercise during and after cancer treatment, including tips and example exercise techniques.
Understand more about nutrition and eating well during and after cancer treatment.
Sexuality and intimacy
Information and tips for people with cancer and their partners to help understand and deal with the ways cancer and its treatment may affect your sexuality.
Concerned about body image, intimacy, sexual confidence or relationships after cancer? We can help.
Holidays and travel
Life after treatment
Information to assist you with the emotional, physical, practical, spiritual and social challenges you may face now that treatment has finished.
Our wig service is free, private and personalised. We offer an extensive range of synthetic wigs along with headscarves, beanies and cotton caps.
Learning to relax
Tips for ways to cope with the emotional impact of cancer.
Early detection offers one of the best chances of cure.
Evidence has linked alcohol consumption to various cancers.
Eat a healthy diet
We recommend a healthy body weight, regular exercise and a healthy diet.
Be a healthy weight
Convincing evidence links obesity to various cancers.
Be physically active
Evidence links physical activity to reduced breast and colon cancer risk.
It's preventable but nearly 2,000 Australians die of skin cancer each year.
Each year 15,000 Australians are diagnosed with smoking-related cancer.
Tips to cut your cancer risk in the workplace.
We're working to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
Scientific work funded in universities, hospitals and research institutes.
Registry & statistics
We register details of all cancer diagnoses to keep statistics.
A centre studying population groups and their characteristics.
Find out more about the Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer (CBRC).
Research from the Victorian Centre for Tobacco Control (VCTC).
Our Forgotten Cancers Program
Our Forgotten Cancers Program is committed to improving survival for less common and low survival cancers.
In Australia, any research involving humans must consider ethics.
Search our research
Search the vast number of projects we've been involved in over the years.
Order free publications
Order a limited number of our free booklets and brochures.
Education and training
Education programs for people who work in a healthcare setting and want to improve their communication skills with patients and families
Cervical Screening Providers
Cancer Council Victoria is dedicated to supporting the work of Nurse Cervical Screening providers.
Resources and support for GPs through the Cancer Council GP Portal.
Resources and support for Community Health Professionals.
Resources for dietitians
To support nutritional management of oncology patients.
Network of specialist health care professionals.
Clinical practice guides
Medical guides for specific cancers.
Optimal Care Pathways
Review of the Optimal Care Pathways (formerly known as Patient Management Frameworks).
Referral information for Legal and Financial Assistance Programs.
You can make secure donations online to fund a variety of projects.
We've got cancer fundraising events to suit just about everyone.
SunSmart clothing, hats, sunscreen, sunglasses, gifts and more.
Get involved in research
You can be part of the fight against cancer by taking part in research.
Over 40,000 people volunteer in various ways and are vital to our work.
Donate a holiday
We need holiday properties when they're not in use.
Upcoming events around Cancer Council Victoria.
Addresses, phone numbers, parking and public transport information.
Latest media releases and contacts for media liaison.
What we do (strategic plan)
Our strategic plan, outlining our mission, values, goals and priorities.
Cancer Council Victoria is a company limited by guarantee governed by a Board of Directors who are advised by committees.
Annual review, newsletters, booklets, information sheets and videos.
Interested in a career with Cancer Council Victoria? Find out more.
History (80+ years)
Snapshots of people and events from our long history.
Culturally diverse communities
We are committed to reducing the impact of cancer in culturally diverse communities.