We have a range of free information and support services to help you manage the impact of cancer.
Cancer is a disease of the cells, which are the body’s basic building blocks.
Information about the diagnosis and treatment of different cancer types.
Understand more about treatments that you may undertake. Find your local treatment centre in metropolitan and regional Victoria.
Find out more about advanced cancer including what it is, how it is treated, what might happen and what support is available.
Understand more about when cancer is diagnosed in children, teen and young adults and how to manage the needs of the child, family, friends and community.
Understand more about the role genetics has in cancer risk and how to find out more if you are concerned about a family history of cancer.
Cancer information for aboriginal communities.
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Free short breaks for those affected by cancer and their families.
Our wig service is free, private and personalised. We offer an extensive range of synthetic wigs along with headscarves, beanies and cotton caps.
Cancer information and support services for Victorian Aboriginal communities.
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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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Understand the common reactions people have when they are diagnosed with cancer and suggestions for adjusting to the diagnosis.
Learn about the importance of exercise and its benefits during and after cancer treatment. Includes tips and example exercise techniques.
Understand the grief experienced when losing someone close to you and find out ways to live with the loss.
Tips for ways to cope with the emotional impact of cancer.
Information to assist you with the emotional, physical, practical, spiritual and social challenges you may face now that treatment has finished.
Understand more about nutrition and eating well during and after cancer treatment.
Information and tips for people with cancer and their partners to help understand and deal with the ways cancer and its treatment may affect your sexuality.
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What is cancer?
Types of cancer
Children, teens and young adults
Genetics & risk
Contact our cancer nurses
Family and friends
A holiday break
Connect and learn
Legal and financial
Facing end of life
Cancer services guide
Managing daily life
Common side effects
Holidays and travel
Learning to relax
Life after treatment
Sexuality and intimacy
Early detection offers one of the best chances of cure.
Eat a healthy diet
Be a healthy weight
Convincing evidence links obesity to various cancers.
Be physically active
We're working to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
Scientific work funded in universities, hospitals and research institutes.
Victorian Cancer Registry
We register details of all cancer diagnoses to keep statistics.
A centre studying population groups and their characteristics.
Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer
Our Forgotten Cancers Program
Our Forgotten Cancers Program is committed to improving survival for less common and low survival cancers.
Meet our researchers
Team of researchers who have expanded our understanding of cancer.
In Australia, any research involving humans must consider ethics.
Search our research
Order free publications
Education and training
Cervical Screening Providers
Cancer Council Victoria is dedicated to supporting the work of Nurse Cervical Screening providers.
Resources for dietitians
Network of specialist health care professionals.
Clinical practice guides
Optimal Care Pathways
Review of the Optimal Care Pathways (formerly known as Patient Management Frameworks).
Referral information for Legal and Financial Assistance Programs.
Find a fundraising event to suit you.
Leave a gift in your Will
Join the fight against cancer and volunteer with us.
Become a corporate supporter
Donate a holiday
Upcoming events around Cancer Council Victoria.
Honour your loved one
Create a unique and lasting space to remember your loved one, or give a gift in memory.
Give in celebration
Make a lasting contribution when you celebrate your next special occasion.
Fund a research award
Research Awards are a chance to fund a specific type of cancer research.
Addresses, phone numbers, parking and public transport information.
Latest news and stories
News from Cancer Council Victoria and stories of those affected by cancer.
Latest media releases and contacts for media liaison.
What we do (strategic plan)
Cancer Council Victoria is a company limited by guarantee governed by a Board of Directors who are advised by committees.
Annual review, newsletters, booklets, information sheets and videos.
Download our detailed reports on our achievements each year.
History (80+ years)
Snapshots of people and events from our long history.
Aboriginal communities peoples' health is everyone's responsibility.
Culturally diverse communities