Cancer affects many Australians and has a major impact on individuals, families and the community. Find out what we’re doing to improve prevention and treatment of cancer.
Cancer Council Australia hotline
If you have a question about cancer or if you need support, call the Cancer Council Australia. The hotline is open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday or visit their website for more information.
Did you know?
new cancer cases are estimated to be diagnosed in 2019 — 1 every 4 minutes
3 in every 10
deaths in Australia in 2016 were due to cancer
people are estimated to die from cancer in 2019 — 137 deaths every day
Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare — Cancer Overview