For patients, families and carers

For patients, families and carers

Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre

Has general and tumour-specific information, primarily focused on the post-treatment survivorship phase

  • Telephone: (03) 9656 5207
  • Website

Beyond Blue

Information on depression, anxiety and related disorders, available treatment and support services

Cancer Australia

Information on cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and supportive care for Australians affected by cancer, and their families and carers

Cancer Council Australia

A confidential telephone support service for people affected by cancer that provides

information on treatment, cancer support groups and other community resources

Cancer of Unknown Primary Foundation – Jo’s friends

A UK-based website for people who have been touched by CUP. Contains information on cancer diagnosis, treatment, supportive care and research


Australian organisation for young people living with cancer that offers support, information and resources. CanTeen is available for people aged 12–25 who are affected by cancer, such as those diagnosed, their siblings or the children of parents or carers with a cancer diagnosis

Care Search: Palliative Care Knowledge Network

Information for patients and carers on living with illness, practical advice on how to care, and finding services

  • Telephone: (08) 7221 8233
  • Website

Look Good, Feel Better

A non-medical, free community service program dedicated to teaching women how to manage the appearance-related side effects caused by cancer treatment

  • Telephone: 1800 650 960

(Monday to Thursday, 9 am – 5 pm)