The information below contains relevant websites that provides information about cancer to cancer patients and cancer survivors, family, carers, and concerned significant others.
The websites provide information about different types of cancers, resources, and treatment. There is also information about support groups, dietary information, prevention, health professionals, and fundraisers and other significant events (i.e., Relay for Life).
The Cancer Council Australia: www.cancer.org.au
You can also access information to the relevant Cancer Councils in your state and territory from this website.
Cancer Council Helpline : 13 11 20
(Open between 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday)
Skin Cancer : www.skincancer.gov.au
Asbestos/ Mesothelioma website. Mesothelioma is a rare, aggressive cancer that develops in the mesothelial cells that line many organs and body cavities. The symptoms of mesothelioma typically arise 20 to 50 years after initial exposure to asbestos occurs. Our goal at asbestos.com is to offer a one-stop resource on all asbestos and mesothelioma-related information ranging from occupational exposure to Mesothelioma life expectancy.
Lions Australian Prostate Cancer Website : www.prostatehealth.org.au
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia : www.prostate.org.au
National Breast Cancer Foundation : www.nbcf.org.au
Breast Health : www.breasthealth.com.au
Breast Cancer Institute of Australia : www.bcia.org.au
Bowel Cancer Australia : www.bowelcanceraustralia.com
CanTeen:(The Australian organisation for young people aged 12 – 24 living with cancer) www.canteen.org.au
The Australian Lung Foundation : www.lungnet.org.au
National Ovarian Cancer Network : www.ovca.org.au