Cancer can be expensive. Join our focus group and share your experience to help others and influence change.
For people affected by cancer the bushfires have had far-reaching affects. Our Holiday Break property owners share their heartbreak of what remains of their property.
March 4th is International HPV Awareness Day. If you’re aged 25-74 and have a cervix, you need a Cervical Screening Test every five years.
A revolutionary new method to monitor how products that increase the risk of cancer are marketed to children, is one of five research projects newly funded under Cancer Council Victoria’s $2.3million Venture Grants program.
We need to do more. This ground-breaking report shines a stark light on the experiences of trans and gender-diverse Australians in general health care and cancer care.
What makes a successful support group - Ararat organisers share their tips after 20 years
Peter Mac’s researchers are looking to learn from your experiences of cancer and treatment to advance the search for cancer cures. Become a community representative - you don’t need a science background.
As part of our ongoing work to reduce the costs of cancer, Cancer Council Victoria has made a submission to the Parliament of Victoria’s Inquiry into Expanding Melbourne’s Free Tram Zone.
Cancer Council Victoria supports US guidelines being adopted in Australia to increase the access of young Australians to potentially effective therapies and better outcomes.
See our new resources to support you and people affected by cancer.
When Amanda gave birth to her third child two years ago, it should have been the happiest day of her life. But before she had even held her newborn son, the doctors told her they found a growth on her cervix.
Get your health back on track by breaking old habits and replacing them with new, simple healthy rituals. Check out LiveLighter’s healthy tips to help you reset.
The LGBTIQ+ community faces unique social pressures that lead to higher smoking rates. QuitFlicks, an award-winning short film competition is inspiring and supporting the community to become smokefree.
Our photo gallery acknowledges the work of our amazing supporters who are dedicated to a cancer free future.
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What is cancer?
Where cancer starts, how it spreads, common risk factors and symptoms.
Types of cancer
Explore our A-Z list of cancer types, with information on diagnosis and treatment.
Learn about cancer treatments and find your local treatment centre.
Cancer Screening and Early Detection
Early detection offers one of the best chances of cure.
Rare and less common cancers
A cancer is rare or less common when it only affects a small number of people.
Advanced cancer usually can’t be cured, but it can often be controlled.
Genetics and risk
For some families, an inherited faulty gene means their risk of cancer is much higher.
Children, teens and young adults
No matter what age a child is, a cancer diagnosis will have a big effect on them.
Cancer information and support services for Victorian Aboriginal communities.
Cancer information and support services for LGBTIQ+ communities.
Easy English resources
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Cancer counselling services
Free, short term phone counselling services to help you work through any cancer related concerns.
Managing daily life
Finding ways to manage the impact of cancer on daily life is important.
Connect and learn
Connect with others and participate in our free education programs.
My Cancer Guide
A guide to support services available to Victorians affected by cancer.
Facing end of life
Information on dealing with, planning for and looking after somone at the end of life.
Caring for someone with cancer
Caring can be rewarding but also challenging, both physically and emotionally.
We offer a free, personalised wig loan service.
Financial and legal
Information and support programs related to legal and financial matters.
Information for employees and employers.
Holiday break program
Free short breaks for those affected by cancer and their families.
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News from Cancer Council Victoria and stories of those affected by cancer.
Cancer and COVID-19
Learn about cancer and COVID-19, and updates about our support services.
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Find out how we help patients access clinical trials.
Victorian Cancer Registry
A world leader in data collection on cancer in Victoria.
Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer
Testing policies and campaigns that can reduce population cancer risk.
Cancer Epidemiology Division
Undertaking research to understand factors that can contribute to the development of cancer.
McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer
Find out how we use the law to prevent cancer and to protect people affected by it.
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