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Cancer Council Victoria

Cancer Council Victoria is a non-profit organisation involved in cancer research, support, prevention and advocacy.

They are involved with advising government and liaising with business and professional groups to help create strategies to fight cancer.

Cancer Council Victoria aims to maintain a strong public profile and preserve their independence in order to maximise their ability to influence the public agenda.

Objectives:

  • coordinate in Victoria all activities relating to research with respect to cancer and allied conditions and in particular, research into the causation, prevention and treatment of cancer and allied conditions
  • undertake, promote and subsidise such research
  • provide information and advice, and also develop, coordinate and participate in educational programs relating to the prevention, detection, treatment and management of cancer and allied conditions
  • promote, provide and coordinate services for the support and welfare of people suffering from cancer and allied conditions
  • act in association with any organisation having objectives similar to the objectives of Cancer Council Victoria

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Last reviewed: March 2019

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Stomach and oesophageal cancer: Overview | Cancer Council Victoria

Oesophageal and stomach cancers are malignant tumours found in the tissues of the oesophagus or stomach.

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Caring for someone with cancer | Cancer Council Victoria

Information and support for people caring for someone with cancer.

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Testicular cancer: Overview | Cancer Council Victoria

Understand more about testicular cancer, including the different types, how common it is, risk factors and symptoms.

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Cervical cancer: Overview | Cancer Council Victoria

Find out more about cervical cancer, including types, symptoms, causes & risk factors.

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Life after cancer treatment | Cancer Council Victoria

When treatment ends, you may want life to return to normal as soon as possible, but you may not know how. Or you may want or need to make changes to your life.

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Soft tissue cancers: Overview | Cancer Council Victoria

Soft tissue is the name for all the supporting tissues in the body, apart from the bones. They include fat, muscle, nerves, deep skin tissue, blood vessels and the tissue that surrounds joints (synovial tissue).

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Peritoneal Cancer | Cancer Council Victoria

The peritoneum is a sheet of tissue that lines and protects the organs in the abdomen and keeps them moist. Peritoneal cancer begins in the peritoneum.

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Eye Cancer | Cancer Council Victoria

Many cancer types can affect eyes. Rhabdomyosarcoma affects eye muscles, intraocular cancers affect the eye itself and include lymphoma, melanoma, retinoblastoma and medulloepithelioma.

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Skin cancer facts & stats - SunSmart

Facts, stats and links to position statements on skin cancer and sun protection.

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Healthy weight | Cancer Council Victoria

Being above a healthy weight is a leading preventable cause of cancer, but less than half of all Australians are aware of this link.

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