Clinical trials are research investigations in which people volunteer to test new treatments.
Brain tumour treatment
A brain tumours treatment depends on the tumour itself, your health and other factors. Learn more about the treatment options available for brain tumours.
Chinese traditional medicine
Trusted information about Chinese traditional medicine from leading Australian health organisations, including links to complementary medicines.
Gliomas in children
Gliomas are a cancer that grows in the brain or spinal cord. Learn more about the types, symptoms and treatment and where to get information and support.
Prostate cancer treatment
Treatment for prostate cancer depends on the stage of the disease, the severity of symptoms and the person’s general health. Find out about treatment options for prostate cancer.
Medicinal cannabis (medical marijuana) is highly regulated in Australia. Learn how it might be used to help relieve the symptoms of certain medical conditions.
Mesothelioma is a lethal cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, maybe decades ago. Australia has one of the world’s highest rates of mesothelioma.
Neuroblastoma in children
Neuroblastoma is a cancer that affects young children. The outlook for a child will depend on the type of tumour, its location and how fast it is growing.
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.
Reporting a problem with a medicine
You should report any problems with your medicine to a healthcare professional. It’s also helpful if you report them directly to the TGA. Learn more here.