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.
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Celebrating 20 years of Murrumbeena Relay For Life
Join the 20th anniversary of Murrumbeena Relay For Life on October 20 and 21 at Duncan McKinnon Reserve, Murrumbeena. Since the Relay began in 1999, the community has achieved so much; we want to bring everyone together to honour these achievements. Please gather your friends, family and colleagues and join us on the track, together we can celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones and fight back against cancer. Prices start at $25.
Expression of interest: Community Panel
When someone that you know is facing a serious illness, it is important to understand what support, care and choices they want and what they value. This helps them to prepare for end-of-life care. More than this, it can also help their families or friends to carry on with their everyday life.
Most Australians would prefer to die at home surrounded by their family and friends. However only a small number of people do so. The Community Panel is being asked, what does dying well look like and how can we help people achieve this?
The Community Panel will meet on 3 separate days in November/December. If interested register by Sunday 28 October at www.deliberatelyengaging.com.au/dyingwell
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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.
Rose found herself seeking support from Cancer Council Victoria’s nurse counselling service after being diagnosed with breast cancer during the pandemic.