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Cancer Council Victoria

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

Vision and mission

Prevent cancer. Empower people. Save lives.

How Cancer Council Victoria can help

Cancer Council Victoria provides current, evidence-based information about preventing cancer and managing a cancer diagnosis.

Information lines / help line

Cancer Council Victoria’s Information and Support line is available for all people affected by cancer, their families, carers and friends. Cancer Council nurses support people with questions about cancer, and link people to trusted information and support services.

  • Call Cancer Council on 13 11 20 Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm AEST, excluding public holidays.

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Last reviewed: June 2022

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Understanding cancer pain - Cancer Council Victoria

Learning to control pain may allow you to return to many of the activities you enjoy and improve your quality of life.

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Prostate Cancer - Cancer Council Victoria

Key questions on prostate cancer such as what is it, how common is it & what are the risk factors & symptoms.

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Taste and smell changes - Cancer Council Victoria

Changes to the taste, smell or feeling of food can lead to weight loss.

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Vulvar and vaginal cancers: Overview - Cancer Council Victoria

Understand more about two diseases of the female reproductive system: vulvar cancer and vaginal cancer, including symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment.

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Seek shade - SunSmart

Recommendations for effective shade, either natural, built or portable.

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Immunotherapy - Cancer Council Victoria

Immunotherapy is a treatment that uses the body’s own immune system to fight cancer. The main type uses drugs known as checkpoint inhibitors.

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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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Cancer surgery: Overview - Cancer Council Victoria

Learn more about surgery, one of the main treatments for cancer, including how it's done, what other treatments you might have and other key questions.

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Kidney Cancer Symptoms - Cancer Council Victoria

Kidney cancer is cancer that starts in the cells of the kidney, & the most common type is renal cell carcinoma (RCC).

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Secondary Bone Cancer Diagnosis & Symptoms - Cancer Council Victoria

This information has been prepared to help you understand more about secondary bone cancer. It includes basic information about how secondary bone cancer is diagnosed & treated.

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