Useful links


Support and information 

Advance care planning - planning for the future 
Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre - cancer information with a focus on post-treatment survivorship 
Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement - grief and bereavement support 
Better Health Channel - general health and medical information to improve health and wellbeing
Beyond Blue - information and support on depression, anxiety and related disorders
Cancer Action Victoria - advocates for Victorians affected by cancer 
Cancer Australia - government body improving outcomes for people affected by cancer 
Cancer Council Australia - information and support from point of diagnosis through to treatment and survivorship
Cancer Council Online Community - online discussion site for people affected by cancer
Cancer Council Victoria - information and support from point of diagnosis through to treatment and survivorship
CanTeen - 12-25 yr olds - Support and information for young people living with cancer
Cancer: What to expect? - what to expect before, during and after cancer treatment and what to ask your health professional
Carers Victoria - carer support and information 
Children's Cancer - Cancer Australia - evidence-based information on children's cancer
Consumer Health Forum of Australia - advocates on consumer health care issues 
eMHprac - e mental health - digital mental health resources 
eviQ - information for people having cancer treatment 
Griefline - Australia's only dedicated loss and grief telephone counselling service 
Health Direct - Australian health advice 
Health Issues Centre - consumer health advocacy group
Healthy Living Apps Guide - VicHealth - a guide to health apps 
iheard - cancer fact or fiction? - get the facts on cancer 
Kids Helpline - 5-25yr olds - free, confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service
Lifeline - 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention service
MediStays - accommodation near hospitals at discounted rates
Palliative Care Victoria - supports people with a life limiting illness and their families
Quit - support to stop smoking 
ReachOut.com - 14-25yr olds - online mental health support 
Sunsmart - promoting sun protection and skin cancer prevention 
Very Special Kids - children's hospice and family support for children with life-threatening conditions
VicHealth - information on healthy eating, physical activity, mental wellbeing and reducing harm from alcohol and tobacco products
Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme - accommodation and transport subsidy for rural Victorians
WeCan - Australian supportive care website to help people find information, resources and support services

Specific cancer support 
Beyond Five - information and support for people affected by head and neck cancer 
Bowel Cancer Australia - information and support for people affected by bowel cancer
Brain Tumour Alliance Australia - information and support for people affected by brain cancer
Breast Cancer Network Australia - information and support for people affected by breast cancer 
Counterpart (formerly BreaCan) - information and support for people affected by breast, and gynaecological cancers including ovarian and endometrial   
Leukaemia Foundation - information and support for people affected by leukaemia and all other blood cancers
Lung Foundation Australia - information and support for people affected by lung cancer and other lung diseases 
Lymphoma Australia - information and support for people affected by lymphoma 
Melanoma Patients Australia - information and support for people affected by melanoma 
Mesothelioma - Cancer Council Australia information for people affected by mesothelioma
Ovarian Cancer Australia - information and support for people affected by ovarian cancer 
Pancare Foundation - information and support for people affected by pancreatic cancer, oesophagogastric cancer and other upper gastrointestinal cancers
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia - information and support for people affected by prostate cancer 
PROSTMATE - support for people affected by prostate cancer 

Clinical Trials and Research 
Australian Cancer Trials - information on current cancer clinical trials 
Pathfinder - prostate cancer research register 
Victorian Clinical Trials Link - information on current cancer clinical trials 

** Please note that while care has been taken in providing these links this does not constitute endorsement or approval of the other websites or their content.

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