Clinical trials are research studies where people volunteer to test new medicines and devices.
Types of cancer treatment include chemotherapy, radiotherapy and ablation. Your treatment plan will depend on factors such as cancer type and stage.
Long-term illness and finances
After being diagnosed with a long-term illness, it's important to think about the cost of treatment and support, travel and accommodation costs and childcare. Learn more here.
Cancer is a condition where cells grow and multiply uncontrollably. Read about different types of cancers and their symptoms.
Immunisation or vaccination - what's the difference?
What's the difference between immunisation and vaccination? Find out how vaccines work and the difference between primary and booster doses.
Gliomas in children
Glioma is a type of cancer that grows in the brain or spinal cord. Learn more about the types, symptoms and treatment, and where to get support.
A brain tumour is a growth of abnormal cells in the brain. Some are malignant, when it’s known as brain cancer, and others are benign (non-cancerous).
Mesothelioma is a malignant tumour caused by exposure to asbestos, maybe decades ago. Australia has one of the world’s highest rates of mesothelioma.
What is an oncologist?
An oncologist investigates, diagnoses and treats people with cancer or suspected cancer. There are 3 main types: surgical, medical and radiation oncologists.
How an Australian medical program is helping kids beat cancer
The Zero Childhood Cancer program is the first and only program in Australia to use precision medicine to help improve treatment and outcomes. Read on to learn more about this childhood cancer program.