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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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Cancer and emotions: Overview | Cancer Council Victoria

Understand the common reactions people have when diagnosed with cancer, including a range of suggestions for adjusting to the diagnosis, and support services.

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Cancer in the school community | Cancer Council Victoria

Cancer information for school communities, a learning resource for children, siblings, parents and staff members whose lives have been affected by cancer.

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Leukaemia | Cancer Council Victoria

Leukaemia is cancer of blood-forming cells and it causes large numbers of abnormal white blood cells to be made, which can spread into other organs.

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Liver cancer: Overview | Cancer Council Victoria

Information on primary and secondary liver cancer, including how common it is, symptoms and risk factors.

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How relationships change | Cancer Council Victoria

For many carers, a cancer diagnosis affects the established roles they have with their partner, parent, friend, dependent or adult child or sibling, and this can be a challenging adjustment.

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Aboriginal communities | Cancer Council Victoria

Cancer information for aboriginal communities.

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How alcohol causes cancer | Cancer Council Victoria

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Head and neck cancers: Overview | Cancer Council Victoria

Head and neck cancer is a general term used for a range of cancers that start in the head and neck of the body. This region includes the mouth, tongue, palate, jaw, salivary glands, tonsils, throat (pharynx), voice box (larynx), nose and sinuses.

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Treating childrens cancers | Cancer Council Victoria

This section has information about treating childrens cancers. Each type of cancer is treated differently. In some cases, several types of cancer treatments are given.

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Skin cancer diagnosis & treatment - SunSmart

If found early 95% of skin cancers can be treated successfully the treatment depends on the type and severity of the skin cancer.

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