We have a range of free information and support services to help you manage the impact of cancer.
Where cancer starts, how it spreads, common risk factors and symptoms.
Explore our A-Z list of cancer types, with information on diagnosis and treatment.
Learn about cancer treatments and find your local treatment centre.
Early detection offers one of the best chances of cure.
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.
For some families, an inherited faulty gene means their risk of cancer is much higher.
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.
Free, short term phone counselling services to help you work through any cancer related concerns.
Finding ways to manage the impact of cancer on daily life is important.
Connect with others and participate in our free education programs.
A guide to support services available to Victorians affected by cancer.
Information on dealing with, planning for and looking after somone at the end of life.
Caring can be rewarding but also challenging, both physically and emotionally.
We offer a free, personalised wig loan service.
Information and support programs related to legal and financial matters.
Information for employees and employers.
Free short breaks for those affected by cancer and their families.
Key published articles, newsletters and updates from The Cancer Council.
News from Cancer Council Victoria and stories of those affected by cancer.
Learn about cancer and COVID-19, and updates about our support services.
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This guide is an essential resource for people affected by cancer, including their family, friends and carers
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It is normal to experience a range of emotions when you have cancer.
Grief is the process of responding to loss and it can affect all parts of your life.
Eating well is beneficial during and after cancer treatment.
Aerobic, strength, flexibility and pelvic floor exercises for people with cancer.
Being diagnosed with cancer while you are pregnant is rare, but it can happen.
Cancer may affect the role sexuality and intimacy play in your life.
Coping with cancer is challenging and it is important to look after yourself.
Tips to help you make the most of special occasions and manage holidays.
You may continue to face challenges even after cancer treatment has ended.
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Undertaking research to understand factors that can contribute to the development of cancer.
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Find out how we use the law to prevent cancer and to protect people affected by it.
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