Cancer Council’s nurses provide information and support to people affected by cancer. If you have a patient or carer that needs support, please fill in the referral form below and one of our cancer nurses will contact them to see how we can help. In addition, please let them know that they, or anyone affected by cancer can call our nurses on 13 11 20 (cost of a local call), Monday to Friday, 9-5pm.
Why contact 13 11 20 cancer support?
Our experienced oncology nurses are here for all people affected by cancer and can discuss a range of concerns and supports such as:
- managing treatment and side effects
- recurrence and palliative care
- family issues and talking with children
- managing the costs of cancer
- sexuality and intimacy
- referrals to local support services
- clinical trials information.
Our nurses will contact your patients directly, undertake a thorough needs assessment and refer them to relevant support from our directory of more than 470 community services across the state. We can also provide in-demand services such as psycho-oncology support, financial counselling, wig services, peer support and much more. In turn, your health service will receive an update on the outcomes of your referral.
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