Cancer Education Programs
Small group education programs can help at any stage of your cancer experience and are available at local health services across Victoria. Join these informal and friendly sessions to share stories and tips with others going through a similar experience.
The Living with Cancer Education Program helps you get through the day to day challenges including getting the most out of your health care team, managing stress and dealing with side effects.
Wellness and Life after Cancer is to help you move from treatment to recovery and self-manage your health and wellbeing.
Chemotherapy Services Consultation Workshop
Monday 13 August, 1-3pm, 615 St Kilda Road
Have you experienced chemotherapy services as a patient, carer, family member or volunteer worker? The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care in collaboration with the National Cancer Expert Reference Group are conducting consultations nationally to better understand the safety and quality issues facing patients. If interested, please register your attendance.
Prostate Cancer Community Education Event
Monday 15 October, 9-11:30am, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Light refreshments provided
Join in a free patient-centred prostate cancer educational event to learn about advances in medical imaging for prostate cancer diagnosis, prostate cancer pathology, support for treatment decision making for men diagnosed with prostate cancer and the role of peer support groups in the prostate cancer.
To find out more, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9035 9537
Monitoring the emotional and physical well-being of women with breast cancer
South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute are looking for women aged 18+ years old who have had a diagnosis of breast cancer within the last 5 years, to participate in an online survey about your physical and emotional health. The survey takes approximately 30 minutes, and is for women living in Australia.
Find out more
Taking Control: Surviving and Thriving
Australia’s Inaugural National Lynch Syndrome Forum
Thursday, 30 August 2018
Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney
Join us for Australia’s first-ever national symposium for medical professionals and health consumers dedicated to improving the lives of Australians living with Lynch syndrome. This is a one-stop shop for information, solutions and hope for Australians living with Lynch syndrome, their families and those professionals and academics who support them.
Thirteen cutting-edge cancer research projects have been awarded a $3.3 million lifeline from Cancer Council Victoria in February.
Thursday 23 February 2023
A new Cancer Council Victoria report shows growing public support for policy action to limit the availability and use of e-cigarettes. Almost nine in ten Australian adults (87%) want government action to stop a new generation of Australians from becoming addicted to nicotine.
Whether it’s been throughout the pandemic, or the heart-breaking floods of 2022, regional Victorians have constantly shown immense resilience throughout adversity. The community is there for each other, so it’s important for Cancer Council Victoria to be there for regional communities.
Cancer is challenging. Finding the right support services is easier with the new online My Cancer Guide.