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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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This information has been prepared to help you understand more about immunotherapy, a treatment offered to some people with cancer

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Financial cost of cancer | Cancer Council Victoria

After a cancer diagnosis, many people worry about how they will manage the financial impact.

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Ovarian cancer: Overview | Cancer Council Victoria

Key information on Ovarian Cancer, including what it is, how common it is, symptoms, types and risk.

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Kaposi's sarcoma: Overview | Cancer Council Victoria

A rare cancer starting in the cells lining the lymph or blood vessels under the skin or in mucous membranes, including in the skin, lung, liver, digestive tract and lining of the mouth and nose.

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Legal and financial advice | Cancer Council Victoria

We offer four pro bono programs and financial assistance for clients experiencing financial hardship as the result of their cancer diagnosis.

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What is cancer? | Cancer Council Victoria

Cancer is a disease of the cells, which are the body’s basic building blocks - sometimes cells don’t grow, divide and die in the usual way.

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Prostate Health | Cancer Council Victoria

The prostate is a male sex gland, normally about the size of a walnut. Men should find out all the information they need about prostate cancer testing to make informed decisions.

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